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Howard Miller Grandfather clock movements-features and chimes

Most Howard Miller grandfather clocks are equipped with German made, "Kieninger" mechanism.

For more information on Kieninger movements and clocks please visit: www.kieninger.com


Please refer to the product description to determine which melody is included with the specific model that you are looking for.

(Please note that clock that you purchase mite sound slightly different, due to the size and shape of the clock cabinet).


Listen to Westminster chimes

Listen to Whittington chimes

Listen to St. Michael chimes
Listen to Ode to Joy chimes
Listen to Ave Maria chimes

Howard Miller Floor Clock Setup video is available for viewing.
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The movie is viewable in QuickTime.

Floor Clock Instructions English, Spanish, French and German.
Standard features of this mechanism:


Kieninger is the oldest existing manufacturer of mechanical movements for floor, wall and mantel clocks in the world. Kieninger movements excel with a high level of design and manufacturing quality.

Manufacturing quality shows in every movement: All movement plates are made of a special brass alloy which is hard and has a tensile strength [Rm] of 520 N/mm2. The holes for the journals are reamed and smoothened after lacquering and then receive an oil sink.

Pinions are made of high-quality steel or stainless steel. Fast turning pinions are hardened. All journals are roller burnished in a special process. Some movements feature bronze-bushings and/or jewels in critical positions. The gears are made of a very tough and hard brass alloy with a tensile strength of 610 N/mm2.

A high level of corrosion protection for all components is assured. Brass components are pickled and receive a coat of clear lacquer. Steel components are made from stainless steel or receive a galvanic nickel coating. Each movement has a laser engraved serial number


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