So I brought it home and left it hanging and would wind it up every once in a while.
When I was 11 or 12, I started mowing lawns for money and paid another man to repair it for me, but when it came back it would run for a while and then stop, pretty erratic.I took it back and the repairman told me it was like a large Timex watch and just not worth being fixed.My mom’s father had a small collection of antique clocks and when I was a little boy he showed me how to wind them and regulate them.When I was eight we moved to a new house and my mom and I were looking in the attic and found an old octagon wall clock made by Waterbury, probably dated about 1880. I hung it on my wall and we tried to get it fixed but the repairman couldn’t fix it.They made them with wooden works until about 1840, then with brass gears and I like some of the early brass-geared American clocks.
There’s a clock that came down the family, my great great granddad bought it used in about 1885, it was actually sold new in about 1839, one of the first of the weight-driven brass clocks. Their factory in La Salle, Illinois closed down in about 1980 when they moved all their production down south, but the building is still there.I took it all apart and asked my dad to help me put it back together, but he cut his finger on the spring. A few years later my grandma gave me one that worked, and my aunt gave me another one.Then my friend and I went around the neighborhood asking people if they had anything they wanted to give away, like old clocks and cameras and tape recorders.Les témoins sont de petits renseignements stockés de façon sécuritaire dans votre ordinateur.Un navigateur capable de stocker des témoins est requis pour consulter le site Web de Walmart Canada.Veuillez activer les témoins dans votre navigateur ou utiliser un navigateur Web plus récent.