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I have a resin eagle clock that isn't valuable except to me as it was a gift. The Young Town 12888 movement isn't keeping time anymore and I'd like to replace it. Found the mfg. site and even think I found it, but I wrote them and they don't respond. This 12888 has a dual pendulum, part hanging from below and a small portion moving above the sculpture. Hour, minute, and second hand are push on. No sound or chime. Shaft diameter is 5/32" about 3/8" long to mount unit. Any help with finding a source will be appreciated.

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Hi Raymond,
First off, Young Town puts the number 12888 on just about everything they make. As a clock parts dealer I have only been able to get two different Young Town movements and they are not the pendulum type you need.
As far as I know there is only one quartz movement with the top swinging part. It is a bit different in the following ways:
The hand shaft is longer at 13/16" length
The top swinger is shorter and just barely clears the top of the movement so you would have to attach your plastic extension to it.
Your hands will not fit this movement. It requires "I" shaft hands so you should order a new pair if you buy the movement.
Here is a link to it:
http://www.klockit.com/products/product.aspx?sku=11063&q=11063

Michael

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Michael Radi

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Clock repair and clock parts questions.

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I have been professionally repairing clocks for 17 years. I owned and ran a clock shop for 6 years and I am the owner of the clock parts supply company; www.norkro.com

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National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors

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High school graduate, some college, graduate of Niles Bryant School of Piano Tuning and repair.

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I perform about 20 clock repairs per week.

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