For weeks I’ve been tracing this Ansonia clock over message boards and under private collections, through hoops of silver, brass, pewter, gold, and steel. I’m happy to report that I caught that wascally wabbit and will soon be cooking him … Continue reading Knight in Kind-of Shining, Possibly Gilt, Armor
Have you taken the time to thank your great-great-grandparents today? Perhaps you should. My wonderful Aunt Julie volunteered her clock to this week’s date night, inherited from her mother (my grandmother), and to my grandmother presumably from her grandparents in … Continue reading Date Night Week 2: Thank you Great-Great-Grandparents!
I think we’re long overdue for a successful clock-fixing blog post so I’m here to deliver. Well at least, I started the delivery truck and I’m backing out of the driveway. I have “SUCCESS” plugged into my GPS. It says … Continue reading I’m fixing this gosh-darn clock whether you like it or not
There were once two wise men. The first man believed he could fly, and demonstrated. The second man said, “That’s not flying, that’s falling with style!” And such is life. Since my filing down of the spring shaft on the … Continue reading Flying
Spring into fixing time. Continue reading Spring Into Inaction
What is Date Night? If you haven’t read the About Date Night page, here’s a quick description: Date Night is the one night of a week where I date (i.e. determine the age of) anyone else’s clock, as well as researching … Continue reading Date Night Week 1: Gilbert
You guys rock for following my blog! To celebrate this momentous occasion I decided to take pictures of some of the beautiful clocks that my dad has collected throughout his lifetime. One of the main reasons I do what I … Continue reading 10 Followers! Woohoo!
Join me in the fight against internet cheats! Continue reading Swindled! Hoaxed! Bamboozled!
What are clock keys? I’m sure you’ve seen the type shown in the featured image above. Above is a size 1 key, meaning that it is meant for a 2.50 mm sided shaft. If you are like me and work … Continue reading A Word About Keys
An update on three of our favorite recurring characters. Continue reading Ansonia, Narco, and Lux Updates
A little overview of clocks and a problem I keep running into with balance wheels Continue reading What Makes You Tick? Part 1: Balance Wheel Escapements and Regulator Clocks
If this is real it is a BIG DEAL. Assuming I can fix it… Continue reading Ansonia Miniature Wall Clock