: In their repair manuals, Westclox often points out that alarm clocks are not precision timepieces.Their accuracy will vary during the day, but as an overall average, you may be able to make your clock accurate to only 2-3 minutes/day.Typically, on the back of an alarm clock, you will see a crescent shaped opening.Just inside the opening there is a lever that can be moved to different positions within the opening. (or -, or "Slower") Move the lever in small increments and move it slowly.” Most people do not collect antique clocks per se, but end up with one or two clocks that were handed down from family members.
Here are some of the noted and famous antique grandfather clock makers that brought us equally famed timepieces: – located in Connecticut and was made from 1828 – 1978.An antique clock price guide should include detailed, specific information to help you identify your clock and try to determine it's value.While this might not sound complicated, it certainly can be.Also, if I know anything about your clock, I will also post a comment for you.Post the clock you would like to learn more about here.: Sadly, when Westclox closed it's doors in Norcross, Georgia, in 1999, it was the end of alarm clock manufacturing in the United States.Most other manufacturers moved their plant overseas by the 1970s. The majority of our restored clocks were made in the US, and we can sometimes offer new-old-stock clocks when we can find them and they are serviceable. It is so common, that clock manufacturers have tried many methods to make adjusting their clocks self-explanatory.In one direction, moving the lever will shorten the effective length of the hairspring and speed the clock up. Here is the rule: To make your clock run faster, move the lever to F. A movement of the lever by only 1/8" should make your clock run 5 minutes faster or slower.Some clocks do not have the crescent -shaped opening, but have a "screw head" adjustment.If your favorite seller is not listed here, you will find ALL Radio Attic sellers listed on the Site Map. | Archives | Site Map | Links E-mail Friendly Webmaster Radios for sale at the Radio Attic are offered by independent advertisers and not by the Webmaster. You must directly contact the seller to purchase a radio.Home Page | Gallery of Radios | Terms & Conditions | FAQ | New Radios! | How to Buy | Restoration Resources | The NEW Price Guide | Sold Radios What's My Radio Worth? This site was developed by two partners, Jeff Savage and Ryan Polite.Savage is a professional antiques appraiser with 33 years experience in the business.Do you have a grandfather clock and you want to learn about its manufacturer?