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Bill Stoddard
Works at Bill's Clockworks
Attended Michigan Technological University
Lives in Flora, Indiana
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Come and ‪#‎ShopSmall‬ this Saturday at Bill's Clockworks! November 28th is Small Business Saturday. We have Kit Cat clocks, cuckoo clocks, wall and mantel clocks for sale. We repair clocks and sell clock keys.
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Here's another beautiful Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel Clock I repaired. This has a "tortoise shell" color I hadn't seen before!
Here's an Adamantine Mantel clock (made by Seth Thomas) that I'd never seen before! I would describe the case finish as "tortoise shell". Below are photos of the
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I have a old clock I'm trying to learn more about. I know it's a new haven clock. I think late 1800 early 1900s on age I don't know. It has 3 winding arbors for time gong and one for the alarm all behind the face of the clock. The alarm is a part of the movment not separate like I see other clocks have. Message me so I can respond and send photos I can fig how to send photo to you on your group clock page

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A Seth Thomas electric chiming mantel clock (Legacy - 2E) that I repaired.
Here's a beautiful Seth Thomas electric mantel clock I repaired about a year ago. It is a Legacy - 2E with Westminster chime. It has a mahogany case that is 14 1/2
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I wish I can do what you do the clocks are just so beautiful I think clocks are beautiful but they're just even more when you're done with them
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Bowler & Burdick Marble Base 400 Day Clock, ca. 1900
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This Seth Thomas Westminster chime mantel clock has a No. 124 movement. The cover on the back of the clock says "KENBURY-1W MODEL No. E- 705-003".

The case is mahogany with a lighter wood inlay band across the bottom. The 1951 Seth Thomas catalog shows this clock. Height 8 3/8 inches, width 15 3/8 inches, minute hand length 2 3/8 inches.
The No. 124 movement in this clock has the date code 5011 (November 1950) and the bottom of the case has the date code 5102 (February 1951).

Repair job 6682. This clock needed a lot of work. When I received it, the time and chime mainsprings had been swapped. The two spacers for the mainspring barrel plate were missing. several screws were missing. The teeth on the time mainwheel were damaged. I polished the pivots and installed 34 bushings! The sleeve that supports the chime shutoff lever was missing.

The No. 124 movement is an excellent runner, but will need to be overhauled when it stops working after years of use.
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My name is Bill Stoddard, and I like to repair clocks, document the history of Westclox and their clocks and watches, design web sites, and program in PHP. Professionally, I operate Bill’s Clockworks, where I repair American antique clocks and 400 day anniversary clocks; and sell new wall, mantle, chime, cuckoo and other types of clocks, and a few antique clocks.

My other joys include being with my family, bicycle riding, singing in church choir, and vintage hi-fi and LP records.

  • Michigan Technological University
  • East Lansing High School
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William S. Stoddard, William Stoddard, William S. Stoddard IIII, William S. Stoddard IV
Clock Repair and Sales
Clock repair and conservation, PHP programming, historical research, web site development, electronics design and repair.
  • Bill's Clockworks
    Clock Repair & Sales, 1991 - present
  • Truevision
    Sr. Design Engineer, 1987 - 1991
  • AT&T Electronic Photography and Imaging Center (EPICenter)
    Member of Technical Staff, 1986 - 1987
  • Bell Labs
    Member of Technical Staff, 1979 - 1986
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Flora, Indiana
East Lansing, MIchigan - Houghton, Michigan - Indianapolis - Lomax, Illinois
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8 W Columbia Street Flora, IN 46929
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