Saturday, 12 September 2009

Smiths 8 Day Floating Balance

The Smiths clock below (circa 1960) uses an 8 day floating balance movement.

Smiths 8 Day

Double wound suspension spring (centre of photo). Just below the spring is the spring guard, and below that is the balance wheel.

Clock Model: June
Manufacturer: Smiths
Movement: Mechanical 8 Day Floating Balance
Production: 1959 to 1962

Reference: Smiths Domestic Clocks By Barrie Smith

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