Broken New England Wall Clock
by Dennis M. O'Donnell
(Lansford, PA USA)
I own a New England wall clock identical to the one on the DiscoverClocks.com home page.
The weight for the time works fine, but today I noticed the weight for the strike lost tension. If I try to pull the weight up using the chain it moves up, but immediately goes down.
There's not a ratcheting sound similar to when the time weight is pulled up.
This is one of the first things my wife & I purchased after moving into this house and it has sentimental value.
My wife calls it a family heirloom.
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