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Hello Mr. Saunders,
We just purchased a grandfather clock and are not sure how to / where to attach the weights and pendulum. Its a 1986 Made for Viking Clock Company by Hermle Black Forest Clock 451-050H 94cm 66. It did not come with an owner's guide. Any advice you can give us on set-up and maintenance would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your assistance.

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pendulum hooks on to the bottom of a 6" long metal leader hanging off a post attached to the rear top of the mechanism

heaviest weight goes on the right chain as you face the clock- next heaviest in the middle

generic owners guides:


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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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