2009 was our 50th Year!
|10:30 AM||Exhibit Opens|
|11:15 AM||Program Part I|
|Following Lunch||Business Meeting|
|Program Part II|
Program 11:15 a.m.
The American Black Mantel Clock: A Tale of Two Patents
Presented by Randolph W. Randy Naber
Old Dominion Chapter No. 34 member and vice president presents a practical overview of the history and case patents applied to the original finishing of black mantle clocks. The presentation emphasizes the design and components of the clocks with a look at the details of Edward Ingraham’s Japanning Patent and the Seth Thomas Adamantine Patent. Many clock examples from Randy’s collection are shown.
Following Business Meeting
The Half Deadbeat Escapement
Video Presentation by David J. LaBounty
As a blend of recoil and deadbeat escapements, the half deadbeat escapement used on many American mantel clocks, particularly those made by Ingraham, New Haven and Waterbury, is often troublesome and difficult to adjust. Learn how to identify the problem, remove wear, calculate lift angles and troubleshoot this frequently encountered escapement. Certified at the highest level in both the United States and Great Britain, David J. LaBounty, CMS, FBHI, NAWCC Lifetime Member, AWI is one of the most capable professionals in the world in restoring antique clocks. The program is presented with the permission of the author.
Michael W. Tyler, President
Randolph W. Naber, Vice President
Judy Draucker, Secretary Contact Judy
Janet L. Tyler- Treasurer
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|June 12, 2016||August 14, 2016|
|October 9, 2016||December 13, 2015|