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  1. Hello, I would like some help with buying a replacement pendulum and a suspension spring for this french clock. Suspension seems Brocot type but I cannot figure out which particular pendulum and a suspension spring will be right for this clock movement. I calculated that pendulum must be 140 mm long. https://www.cousinsuk.com/category/pendulum-clock-suspension-springs https://www.cousinsuk.com/product/french-clock-pendulums?code=P1132 The enamel dial with Roman chapters is signed 'RAFARD A PARIS' and a twin-barrel movement stamped 'Ch. Rafard Paris' and 'L. Japy Fils'. I date this clock to 1840-1850s, please correct me if I am wrong. Your kind advice will be highly appreciated.
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    French mantle clock by Vincenti Cie

    Thank you very much, gentlemen, for your input and assistance. The figures above the maker mark state 6-4 which I converted into 171.44 mm of the required pendulum length. I will buy the pendulum and a suspension spring as advised and carry on searching for the local clock maker to service the movement.
  3. Hello gentlemen, I would like to get fixed my antique French mantle clock manufactured by Vincenti Cie but the local clock service quoted me £300 for replacement of pendulum & French suspension spring. I found a website which offers clock parts for French movements for reasonable prices and would like to purchase the correct pendulum and a suspension spring to reduce the cost of repairs. https://www.cousinsuk.com/category/pendulum-clock-suspension-springs https://www.cousinsuk.com/product/french-clock-pendulums?code=P1132 Would someone be kind to point out which of the parts will suit this movement? Frankly speaking, I am in doubt that a suspension spring is actually required, it seems to me that only pendulum is missing but I am not a specialist. Any advice is highly appreciated.