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"Hi, I'm not sure if you are able to help but my wife's aunt passed and they put a grandfather clock in storage for her in Virginia.  They want us to go and pick it up however before I make the trip, arrange for shipping ..etc. I just wanted to see if you knew what the maker was.  All I have is the two pictures they sent me.  They, for whatever reason, are also unable to get back to the facility to send me better ones so this is all we will be able to get.

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Kevin

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Great clock!  vintage of early 1900's  might be a custom case maker or one of these makers:

http://www.clockguy.com/SiteRelated/SiteReferencePages/W&HHistory.html

or

http://www.clockguy.com/SiteRelated/SiteReferencePages/WalterHDurfeeHistory.html

or

http://www.clockguy.com/SiteRelated/SiteReferencePages/ElliottOfLondonHistory.ht

or

http://www.clockguy.com/SiteRelated/SiteReferencePages/HerschedeHistory.html

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Kenneth Saunders

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Any mechanical clock question - no battery clock questions and no appraisals. 47 years as a professional clock repair person- still a full time clock repair service owner. Attach a photo if possible and note all markings on the rear of the mechanism- thanks

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47+ years as a professional clock repair person- still a full time clock repair service owner.

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