Wheel and Pinion Cutting for Clocks

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We can cut most clock wheels and pinions, including:- Escape wheels both recoil and deadbeat, ratchet wheels, and count wheels. We even cut moon disks for longcase dials.

Deadbeat escape wheel ready for crossing out and polishing. Various pinions in the uncut and cut state ready for finishing.

The following table gives some idea of prices but it is best to ask for price if the job is not standard. These prices are only a guide.
Most Longcase work can be undertaken including racks, levers and pallets etc.

Wheels & Pinions for Longcase Clocks (Approximate prices)

Great wheel milled but not crossed out. From 40.00

Great wheel, milled and crossed out. From 81.00

Great wheel, milled and crossed out and fitted to arbour. From 101.00

Center pinion cut, centers on ends, but needing fitting to clock. Price depends on Diam. From 28.00

Center pinion fitted to clock, polished and wheel mounted. From 80.00

Deadbeat escape wheel ready for polishing and crossing out. From 40.00

Center wheels milled but not crossed out. From 25.00

Center wheels milled crossed out & polished. From 55.00

Center wheels milled, crossed out & mounted (if appropriate on a new collet ) From 67.00

Train pinion cut, centers on ends, but needing fitting to clock. Price depends on Diam. From 25.00

Train pinion cut, wheel mounted, fitted to clock and finished. From 65.00

Train wheels milled but not crossed out. From 20.00

Train wheels milled crossed out & polished. From 55.00

Train wheels milled, crossed out & mounted (if necessary on a new collet ). From 65.00

Escape pinion with seconds extension fitted to clock. From 70.00

Escape wheels, milled but not crossed out. From 22.00

Escape wheels, milled and crossed out. From 55.00

Escape wheels, milled crossed out and mounted (if necessary on a new collet ). From 65.00

Strike pin wheel divided up and pins fitted only From 20.00

Gathering pallet pinion cut and fitted to clock. From 70.00

Pinion of report (pinion driving countwheel on 30hr.) From 30.00

Countwheel for 30hr. From 70.00

Wheel for countwheel 30hr crossed out From 56.00

Date drive intermediate wheel milled. From 20.00

Date drive intermediate wheel milled mounted on a new pipe and fitted to existing stud. From 30.00

Hour wheels milled. From 20.00

Cannon pinion and minuite wheels. From 20.00

Large moon wheels. From 35.00

Ratchet toothed date wheels (30hr type). From 22.00

Verge scape wheel cut in hammered cast brass for a museum job. Cutting a pinion on one of our Saffag gear cutting machines.

Wheels & Pinions for Bracket Clocks (Approximate prices)

Train wheel & pinion prices as above for long case clocks

Fusee great wheel cut but not recessed. From 30.00

Fusee great wheel cut, recessed, old click fitted and assembled on fusee arbour. From 85.00

Contrate or verge crown wheel cut not crossed out. From 30.00

Contrate or verge crown wheel cut and crossed out . From 65.00

Contrate or verge crown wheel cut, crossed out and fitted to pinion. From 75.00

Ratchets From 15.00

Wheels & Pinions for French Clocks (Approximate prices)

Great wheel milled . From 26.00

Great wheel, milled & mounted to the barrel. From 62.00

Center pinion milled but needs fitting to plates. From 35.00

Center pinion fitted to clock with wheel mounted. From 87.00

Train wheels milled but not crossed out. From 25.00

Train wheels milled and crossed out. From 60.00

Train wheels milled, crossed out & mounted (if necessary on a new collet ) From 70.00

Train pinion cut, with centers on the ends but needing fitting to clock. From 30.00 ( depending on diameter )

Train pinion finished wheel mounted and fitted to the clock. From 72.00

Pinions under 3.5mm. diam. ready for finishing. From 45.00

Small French pinions i.e. fly pinions finished with pivots turned. From 75.00

Escape wheels milled but not crossed out. From 30.00

Escape wheels, milled and crossed out. From 70.00

Escape wheels, milled crossed out & mounted (if necessary on a new collet ) From 80.00

Ratchet wheels. From 18.00

A very small pinion cut for a customer.

Wheels & Pinions for Mantel Clocks (Approximate prices)

Wheel and pinion prices are similar to longcase, but depends on the size.

Great wheel milled . From 25.00

Barrel great wheel cut and mounted to barrel. (send cap & arbour for fitting) From 62.00

Winding wheels usually made in steel. From 30.00 ( See our separate page for the popular ones. )

Ratchet wheels round hole. From 15.00

Ratchet wheels square hole fitted to arbour. From 23.00

Cutting Involute gears in the Hobbing machine. Special involute and ratchet wheels, cut for a customer. The ratchet wheel is 18mm diameter and has 100 teeth cut on it.

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