Like most mechanical pieces they need periodic service. Clocks, both wall and mantles, which are mainspring driven, should be oiled every 5 years to keep them in good running condition. Weight driven clocks should be serviced every three years.
There isn't a specific age that clocks need this service. Depending on its maintenance record, most movements will get 25-30 years before a full overhaul is needed.
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We have an unwavering mission of caring for your clock. We respect and preserve as much of any original piece as possible.
Tel: +1.4802161013 Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm, Saturday By Appointment
We believe and understand all clocks are important and have great sentimental value. Our mission is to never let them perish. We work to revive not replace. We also understand antiques are supposed to look like antiques, we just make them look and run like well taken care of antiques.
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Wm. C Gesswein is the 2nd generation of clocksmith's that's been servicing the valley since 1984. After running a successful retail clock company in Scottsdale, he decided that his love for restoration of fine timepieces was better served on his own and Gesswein's Clocks was born.
Larry Cooper past president of the NAWCC #112 joined the company to follow his passion and love of restoration of pieces of history that happen to tell time.
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