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Instructions for Hermle Mechanical Ship’s Bell Clock

Instructions for Hermle Mechanical Ships Bell Clock 8-Day Key Wind   1) Unpack the clock Take clock and key carefully out of carton. 2) Transportation securing device Open the back of the clock (either remove the round plastic cover or open the sliding door). Carefully remove the rubber band holding the hammer. Close the back of the clock. Open the font of the clock and remove tissue paper (if any) from the hands. 3) Winding […]

How to Move Your Grandfather Clock

How to Pack my Grandfather Clock for Moving. Follow these easy steps and you are on your way to moving your Grandfather clock. Always start with the weights down about 3 – 4 days of the move. You will need gloves, scissors, newspaper, painters tape, packing tape, a large blanket and about 40 minutes. ______________________________________________________________ 1. Open the side access window (if any) and move them to a safe place where you may not step […]

Time and Tide Clock Operating Instructions

TIME & TIDE CLOCK Operating Instructions: TIME 1) Insert AA alkaline battery. Follow diagram on battery housing to make certain battery is not put in backwards. Use only alkaline batteries as they have longer shelf life and are less prone to leakage. 2) To advance hour and minute hands, turn knob counter-clockwise. To reverse, turn clockwise. TIDE 3) At the appropriate time, set the tide hand to high or low tide using the adjustment knob. […]

Grandfather Clock Does Not Chime At Proper Time

If your grandfather clock is not striking exactly on the hour and the deviation is less than 15 minutes, you may adjust the minute hand to get it as close as you wish to an exact hour strike. You may have to do this several times to get it right as it is a trial and error method.  As soon as you tighten the hand nut, it may change.   GRANDFATHER CLOCK DOES NOT CHIME AT […]

Grandfather Clock Chime is off by a Quarter Hour

If your clock is new or has been recently setup: Most Quarter hour chime clocks have a self-correcting feature. You should wait until a couple of hours go by after hearing this happen with the chimes playing to see if it will automatically correct itself. If you are turning the chime on / off and listening…it will probably continue to chime the incorrect quarter hour and other strange things until the clock has run at […]

Grandfather Clock Chimes the Wrong Hour?

This is a quick way to fix that incorrect hour count on your mechanical grandfather clock chimes the wrong hour. For example, let’s say it is really 2:00 and your clock chimes 5 times to count the hour. Your grandfather clock dial says it is one time but the grandfather clock chimes another hour? There is a simple fix for this issue if your grandfather clock is striking the wrong hour. 1) When your grandfather […]

Howard Miller Quartz – Dual Chime Clock Movement

Howard Miller Quartz – Dual Chime Clock Movement 1.  OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS a) Release the pendulum guide (for pendulum movements only) from the transport-locking pin by gently pushing it sideways, allowing the guide to hang freely. Hang the pendulum on the pendulum guide. b) If the speaker is mounted directly to the quartz movement, the speaker will need to be temporarily removed in order to install the batteries. Grasp around the outer edges of the speaker […]

Grandfather Clocks – Movement Diagram

Movement Diagram of a Grandfather Clock Movement We are a new Grandfather Clock Dealer and are not setup for repair, but occasionally we do have calls from grandfather clock owners who have recently moved their clocks or received one from a family member and during the move the grandfather clock pendulum hanger, crutch or something moved out of place.  Sometimes the suspension spring on the grandfather clock would come out and they could not figure out how to place it […]

Sligh Simon Willard Grandfather Clock Manual

Sligh Aaron Willard Grandfather Clock – Simon Willard Grandfather Clock Setup By Robert C.Pearson / Setting Up Your Clock 1. Unpack – Remove all packing materials carefully 2. Position and Level Grandfather Clock Position your clock in its final location, avoiding direct sunlight, heating/air conditioning vents, heavy traffic and play areas. Your clock must rest in a level and stable position. Turn the leveling glides at the base of the clock to raise or lower each […]

Moving your Grandfather Clock Forward One Hour in The Spring

Daylight Saving Time Adjustment for your Grandfather Clock So it is time to move your Grandfather Clock ahead an hour for your Daylight Saving Time  Adjustment in the Spring. This is a quick maneuver to reset your time to daylight saving time in the Spring. DO NOT move the hour hand, it will automatically adjust as the minute hand is turned. 1) Move the MINUTE HAND forward to the next quarter hour and you should hear a click […]

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