It is a restoration I’ve simply accomplished. Moderately than bang on about it in poor health simply summarise what was completed.
- Motion stripped down and all brass chemically cleaned on a 3 stage course of.
- Refinishing the black to take away the mineral degradation of the slate over 100 years
- Motion setup and calibration
Theres solely three operations right here however these things takes a very long time so restorations of this sort are fairly expensive. On a standard slate I might query whether or not it was value it because of the flat values in the mean time – a great slate is £200 to £500.
I did this clock as a result of…it wanted some love and I may see the potential, nevertheless, had it not been for the attractive ruby escapement paddles it may not have made the restoration que!. I’m very glad I put the time in on this one because the picture doesn’t do it justice – its an absolute corker, if considerably heavy.
When you’ve got a slate you need completed I’m more than pleased to do it however you’ll have to ship and decide it up your self – my again cant take it!.