We are often asked where antique clock owners can buy clock parts as replacements for their cases and movements.
We have two clock part vendors we prefer:
Usually, cases may need to be unlocked by a locksmith if you do not have a key that fits. Replacement keys can be found, but without having keys physically there to try and try again, the task becomes more challenging.
One reason why this hobby is suited to me is the fact that I am a hobby machinist. This means that I’m able to repair bushings and cut gears on my own, without having to purchase them.
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For most of you, however, it is simply grandmother’s favorite time piece that you are looking to have running again. Professional clock repair is usually available in some incarnation or another in most areas, but can be expensive.