Others are intrigued by a clock's inner workings, exquisite artwork or beautiful case.
Regardless of the focus of a clock collector's interest, knowing how to identify a clock, or where to find the resources to help with its identification, is essential.
Just take a look at this Massive Gustav Becker Balcony Freeswinger Wall Clock. The case is dark oak and is decorated with many pieces of bronze. ,850 plus PH&S Request Information German wall clock signed "UNAG" which stands for Urhenfabrik Neustadt AG (Stock holder Corporation for clock manufacturing Neustadt).
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Some are only interested in clocks made by a specific craftsman or made in a particular country.
Other watch models were also named after Stuart and Miller. Stuart was a Springfield lawyer and former law partner of President Abraham Lincoln. Approximately 10,000 movements were manufactured by the end of the year.
Bunn is the name used for their most famous railroad watch, the Illinois “Bunn Special“.
The movement is in full working order, chiming the hours and half hours on a gong, and is stamped with the serial number "2166202" making the date of the clock circa 1900-1920.
A stunning 8 day Fusee Wall clock by Morris of Eastbourne, dating to the mid 1800's.