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Antique Clocks/Junghans clock pendulum help


QUESTION: Hello there,

I need to try and find information on the size, weight and length of the pendulum, as the pendulum is missing from the clock.
Do you have any information on what pendulum this clock needs please?


ANSWER: not from the info in the photo

what kind and size clock is this?

size and weight are not too important ---but length is

you can hook a length of wire and a weighted clothes pin or metal paper clasp to the wire and move it up and down to get the length and timing right- then go buy one at a supplier

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QUESTION: Hi thanks for the reply, it is a large Junghans 12 inch dial wall clock, I tried hooking a piece of wire with different amounts of nuts on but not sure on how to figure it out, do you know any good way or any websites that explain how to work out thye pendulam length etc.


the amount of nuts is not important just the position up and down to figure the length within 2" as all the pendulums have adjustments on them as well

it has to fit in the space from the bottom of the leader where the pendulum hooks on down to the bottom of the case---maybe 6" in your case?

what does the bottom of the leader look like where you need to hook the pendulum on?


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