Posts Tagged with: clock restoration


Posted in - Case restoration on January 2nd 2014 0 Comments

Junghans swinger mystery clocks are regularly found with the figurine’s arm damaged or broken . These figurines are “lost wax”castings and so are hollow and quite fragile at certain places of the figurine. Typically the breakage occurs on the arm of the human figurines and on the support component of the animal figurines, ie. the …


Posted in - Case making on January 2nd 2014 0 Comments

It is not uncommon for a clock mechanism to be separated from its original case. Wooden cases deteriorate due to moisture, heat, glue failure, abuse and accident. Metal cases rust, oxidize, break or fall apart due to joint failure. Stone cases fall apart due to adhesive failure and accident.

As a result of these situations many …