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I just got an old clock from my grandparents. and the motor was weak, and now dead. I am looking for a replacement motor but don't know what to look for (the motor only has patent numbers on it.

The clock says its

NO. 212 DW
Self Starting Electric Westminster Chime

From my understanding it needs a 60 cycle synchonous motor with a 10 pin gear.
the burnt out motor is brass on one side with 2 leads that come out of the top.

Patent #s

Do you know where i can get a replacement or how to fix this one?

I was having trouble emailing you. so i re asked the question. Here is the link to my skydrive with pictures of clock!110&authkey=!ANDuiCUkSlfyzFg

Today, nearly all versions of electric rotors made by various manufacturers are discontinued & obsolete. Sessions is no exception to this. Electric clocks had no standardization with each manufacturer doing their own thing. Even before battery clocks began to take over, various types of rotors were being discontinued as there wasn't enough demand for each particular type. I don't know of any after market rotor that's made to replace this one.

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Steve Guthrie C.C.


A.W.C.I. Certified Clockmaker with 35 years of experience. I can answer clock repair or maintenance related questions. Please don't expect answers advising the use of bubble gum, bailing wire or WD-40. I only give advice that is meant to preserve your clock in the best possible condition, not make it worse. No questions regarding clock value or identification. I am not a collector and cannot do valuations. Visit my website at:


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