We just made arrangements to purchase this late 1700’s to early 1800’s wooden gear clock to add to my early Black Forest clock collection. The clock was inspected and appraised by none other than Berthold Schaaf.

Here is the description of the clock: Orig...

Well we finally mounted this early rope drive carillon clock up on the wall and now have it running (check out the video below). There are two videos, one with the movement exposed and a second video with the shield mounted  to the clock to show the "all seeing eye" fe...

I completed the work on the windchest and adjusted both the valves and the springs on the bellows. I also recovered the windchest with the traditional marble paper which is an exact match to the original paper. 

After several times up and down on the wall making mi...

Well our new acquisition has arrived and after unpacking it, it is so much larger than I anticipated it being as you can see in the photo below. As you can also see in the photo it is also a marvelous and very special clock. It is going to look just great in my collect...

 We have just acquired this very early documented example of a trumpeter clock. As shown in the above illustration from Heinrich Englemann's book on Black Forest Clocks. Note: this is the same exact clock that we purchased.  The clock made its way to the USA several ye...

 This is our newest addition to our musical Black Forest clock collection. The clock has thirteen bells and play twelve tunes which automatically change on each hour.

If that was not special enough the clock has an automaton feature which is the "all seei...

Here is our latest acquisition which is a 46 pipe organ clock that plays 10 tunes. It will be a future restoration project once we finish up our current projects which are in process. It has 6 automa figures which one of them is missing and will have to be fabricated....

Go to the restoration page to see an update on the rare five figures jacks clock.

We just acquired this very rare Hackebrettuhren (harp) clock which was manufactured in the late 1700's early 1800's. It is undergoing  a full restoration and will be added to our musical Black Forest clock collection.

You can see the restorations progress under th...

I just made another purchase of an early 1700's Black Forest wooden gear clock this time with two glass bells. This clock is very unique due to the two glass bells that ring out the time. 

  

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