In my case it
is the inspection of the entire clock which is done
after an initial cleaning of all the parts. If there are
contact points are burnished, the clock's movement is
thoroughly cleaned again, a new mainspring is included,
reassembled and lubricated with the proper oils and
only use synthetic Moebius 9010, 9020 and D5 clock oils.
clock is tested and timed for 72 hours outside of the
tested an additional 72 hours after assembly in the
Typically I issue a two year warranty if there are no
that need to be addressed.
If there are issues, then the servicing becomes a
is anything that requires me to replace, cut or modify
parts of the
movement to bring it back to prime running condition.
also includes the case. Basically, if I determine that
an issue may
bring back a clock before the end of its warranty term,
I will insist
it be addressed. If the customer declines my
the warranty will be lessened in duration as I see fit.
Take a look at
the pictures below. They are of a typical 50 year
old Westclox Alarm clock; notice the dried and gummed up
oils. If you look close ther is a dead bug. The
condition of this
movement is very common. Running this clock will destroy
the plates and cause it to stop and it will require
repairs. In fact, the clock below has been harmed by not
having it serviced.
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Westclox serviceing through me for $105
return shipping in the United States is included in the
do work on other brands of clocks, mostly with
The cost will differ from Westclox Servicing, simply
am tooled up to readily handle Westclox movements. For
other brands of clocks, it will be priced upon
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have a waiting time of about 8 weeks. This is not set
in stone and can deviate as I see necessary to ensure
each clock is properly serviced. If you do
not see a clock
servicing item in my store, just wait a few days and it
show up. Return shipping cost is dependent on the
normally use USPS insured flat rate priority mail with
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particular clock just click here.
After a little
cleaning, we can see the wear that has occurred
to the plate (below). The picture on the left shows the
position of the pivot and its wear path just above it
and to the
right. In the picture on the right, the pivot was
move into the worn area and a light shined from
to show how much the pivot has worn out of its original