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    German Grandfather Clock (circa 1890)

    Inherited this clock from my parents who purchased in Düsseldorf, Germany at an Estate Sale in 1965.
    They thought it may have been 70-80 years old at that time.

    There is some printing / markings on the back of the clock face but difficult to read:

    6N793
    R4176
    HW
    JHECANRNA
    MIT
    GERMANY

    (I don't know why I can't right the photos?)

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    Last edited by jcresci62; Jun 08, 2018 at 04:47 PM.
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    If "MIT" is the name of the city/town where the clock was made, that might limit the search down to:
    1. Mittenwald(e),
    2. Mittweida; or
    3. Mitterteich
    Can you post a pic of the reverse image where "MIT" is shown?
    Don............
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    Love a clean stately GF clock - can't help with mechanics but patina looks proper for the estimated age, beveled glass, nice carvings and accents.

    My german clock goes cuckoo -
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    i want it sweet clock
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    Gotta ask...why are you bumping ancient threads?
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