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Proud owner of an imHof quartz Swiss #(NNN) NNN-NNNN Where in

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Proud owner of an imHof...
Proud owner of an imHof quartz Swiss #(NNN) NNN-NNNN

Where in Canada, can I find the battery for this mantel clock?

Thanks in anticipation.

Jean-Claude De Groote [email protected]
Submitted: 5 years ago.Category: Clock Repair
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Clock Repair Expert: Mike, Consultant replied 5 years ago
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Hi! Jean-Claude, My name is XXXXX XXXXX it is my pleasure to assist you. imHof does not match any name of clock in my database. Are you sure that is the correct name? If you can email me pictures of the clock and battery needed?. Then I can assist you better and find exactly what you need. Thanks Mike

 

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Clock Repair Expert: Mike, Consultant replied 5 years ago

Nice Clock, Is the number of the battery PC1A (LR 50) BATTERY ? If not can you tell me the number on the battery please? Thanks Mike

 

 

 

PC1A (LR 50) BATTERY - Carriage Clocks Cartier, IMHOF e Bucherer.

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago

Hello Mike,

 

That is the 1,000,000$ question.

My `@#$%^&*)+ brother in-law, a few years ago decided to throw that battery away, since, (in his narrow mind), it was no good.

From the picture you sent me, ( and from what I remember), this is what it "looked like". I know this is not much, but I willing to try it..

Let's assume that the number you mention is the correct one, if the voltage is 1.35 V, it will certainly do the trick.

Jean-Claude De Groote

Clock Repair Expert: Mike, Consultant replied 5 years ago
Hi Jean-Claude you can go on Ebay Canada the battery is for a imHof clock. It should be the one.
Item number:260886191515

 

PC1A (LR 50) BATTERY - Carriage Clocks Cartier, IMHOF e Bucherer.

Item number:260884524187

Item number:260967153249

 

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago

The technology has changed a lot. Originaly, since it was mercury containing battery, the output voltage was 1.35 Vdc.

Now with the ban on mercury, the alkalyne/acid technology has replaced it. this chemical reaction howver produces a 1.47 Vdc output. I have leaned from the manufacturer of the cell, (Mallory), that the difference in voltage is within the range of the operating frenquency range, (resonance frequency), of the crystal, (quartz).

 

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Clock Repair Expert: Mike, Consultant replied 5 years ago
Yes I believe the output on these batteries is 1.5. Thanks Mike
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