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I HAVE A SHIPS CLOCK THAT WAS AWARDED TO ME AS A SERVICE EMBLEM FOR 25 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH DUPONT.  IT KEEPS GREAT TIME, IS ATTRACTIVE AND A CONVERSATION PIECE.  HOWEVER, I CAN'T FIGURE OUT THE THE CHIMING STRATEGY FOR THE CLOCK.  EVERYTIME IT GETS TO THE HOUR, IT CHIMES 4 TIMES.  IS IT SUPPOSED TO DO THAT FOR EVERY HOUR OR SHOULD IT STRIKE THE APPROPRIATE NUMBER OF TIMES FOR EACH HOUR.  EXAMPLE: 2 TIMES FOR 2:00 OCLOCK.  IF SO, HOW CAN I SET THE CHIMING MECHANISM TO STRIKE THE APPROPRIATE TIME?  THANK YOU.
WOODY

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ships time has 4 hour watches or blocks of time  adding 1/2 hour single strike beginning at 12:30 4:30 and 8:30 ending at 12 4 and 8 with 8 strikes

if it does not do that - you have an internal problem that requires service from a clock repair pro.

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Kenneth Saunders

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any mechanical clock question -no watches- no battery clock questions and no appraisals-ie: "how much is my clock worth?" type questions please! Attach a photo if possible and note all markings on the rear of the mechanism- thanks 40 years as a professional clock repair person- still a full time clock repair service owner

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

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