Clocks, Watches/Welby Matel Clock

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Hi Mr. Saunders

We have a Welby matel clock which was made in Germany it has three key wound holes and chimes on the quarter hour it runs with a spinning balance wheel. My question is I cannot adjust to make it run faster its has a + and - signs but I do not see anything that would adjust it. Thanks for any info you can give.

Thanks again
Paul Gatto

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As to the loosing : Little tricky but..here is photo (below)of the regulating unit on the top rear of your clock movement- hold the rim of #6 while moving any one of the 3 prongs on #5 as far as it will go to the right with a pencil. This will make it go as fast as it can without overhaul.

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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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