clocks include all clocks with balance wheels. Usually, thes
clocks employ a lever escapement with a bimetalic balance. Such
clocks inlude ships clocks (Chelsea, Seth Thomas, etc,) French carriage
clocks and high grade desk and alarm clocks like those made by LeCoultre.
of these clocks require to be service like a precision watch. The
pivots MUST be checked and renewed, the jewel holes checked and the
escapement adjusted for wear. In addition, many of these clocks
have additional features (striking, repeating, or alarms).
Finally, French Carriage clocks must have all sttel work and brass
polished since part of their appeal is the presentation of the movement
in the glass paneled case.
The basic service charges are:
French Clocks (Includes all polish and blueing work on movement)
Time Strike and Alarm $500
Parts that have to be installed or made will be charged as per the
schedules on the Custom Parts Page and Additional
In addition, I offer dial resilvering using the traditional
techniques and real silver. The cost is $85.