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Carriage Clock Cleaning

Completing what was a very grotty carriage clock with strike, repeat and alarm function was today’s main task. Before that was a Royal Mariner ships clock with the sequenced striking pattern for the different shifts.

Overall, it’s been a very technical day today here at the clock shop!

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a carriage clock
clock mechanism
the internal components of a carriage clock
the internal components of a carriage clock
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New Clock Maker Starting!

We now have a new clock maker starting at Overton Clocks! Before coming to us Colin worked in the jewellery industry. As a result, he has a lot of skills that are transferable to Clock work. We wish him well in his new career.


Here’s a bit about Colin:

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Colin Working hard

After studying jewellery design at the University of Derby, Colin worked as a commissioned jeweller. As a result Colin is a skilled craftsman working within the specialised business of Horology, a wonderful opportunity. Especially under the guidance of our master clock maker. Colin is looking forward to his future within Overton clocks!

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The Workshop Gets a Re-Arrange

The workshop has had a bit of a re-arrange this week. We’re getting ready for full time clock making at the end of the month. The weeks gone by quickly too!

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The new layout for the shop
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New Clock makers Bench!

A most excellent purchase today, an old clock makers bench. So, with a bit of jiggling around, should get it nicely in place

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New Bench in action
a typewriter on a clock makers bench
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Modern Rotary Watch

A modern Rotary watch receiving a new movement. The customer came in believing the watch was beyond repair. So, we stripped the watch down, checked for and repaired any damages before thoroughly cleaning the entire piece to bring back its ‘new’ look.

The customer was amazed with the result and is back to wearing the watch again on a daily basis.

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1920s Wyler Wristwatch

wyler wrist watch next to some tools

One of our recent purchases, a 1920s Wyler Wristwatch. We were required to repair the Watch as it was not ticking. Replacing the mainspring did the trick, the watch is now ticking away in our shop.Have your own Faulty watch?

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William Webster Bracket Clock

A William Webster Bracket clock in for restoration. This clock features a highly engraved back plate. With double fusee movement and verge escapement and subsidiary dial depicting the phase of the moon and a date ring. The owners discovered this clock in a loft, and were preparing it for sale. William Webster was the apprentice of the eminent Thomas Tompion. At any rate, a beautiful piece by one of the most prominent clock makers in the country.

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William Webster Bracket Clock mechanism
William Webster Bracket Clock mechanism
William Webster Bracket Clock face
Clock mechanism with clock face attached

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19th Century Long Case Clock

19th Century Longcase Clock face and mechanism

This stunning 19th Century Long case Clock came in for full restoration including re bushing, cleaning and testing. In fact, this classic Long case clock which was a absolute pleasure to work on.

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Fully Restored French Drum Movement

Fully restored french drum movement
French Drum Movement Clock

The owners of this excellent french drum movement clock brought it in for a full service and clean as it was in need of repair. So, we fully stripped the clock down into its component parts, cleaning and checking in the process. Next, once we were happy the clock was looking spick and span the testing stage began.

Now everything is working as it should. Finally the restored movement is ready to go back in its case. The customers were very happy with the service.Have a timepiece you want restored? Contact us

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Repairing a Broken Escapement

escapement-iamge

Next job on the bench, repairing a broken escapement… Step one, gather information and draw out how it should be! Then adjust Pallet to fit…
Next stage tomorrow, but for now, time for a cuppa!

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1950s Trebex and a 1960s Avia

Another day of repairing watches. Here are some before and after pictures of these stunning 1950s Trebex and a 1960s Avia watches.

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a 1950s Trebex or a 1960s Avia pocket watch partly dismantled
a 1950s Trebex or a 1960s Avia pocket watch partly dismantled
a 1950s Trebex or a 1960s Avia pocket watch partly dismantled
a 1950s Trebex or a 1960s Avia pocket watch partly dismantled