Hörz Ulm M175 Restoration

After some time in storage the Hörz M175 turret clock has now undergone a complete restoration and is working well. Hörz created the M175 in about 1933 and by 1970 there were 3 different models of varying size. The largest was made to drive 4 dials of up to 1.2m diameter and for bells up to 150Kg. The design idea was for a complete turret clock in a case that needed no external weights, lines, pulleys etc. It is a 3 […]

Hörz of Ulm, Germany

I recently completed the reassembly of the case for a 3 train Hörz of Ulm, Germany and put the movement back in.     The escapement of this clock is called a rolling anchor and was a proprietary design of Horz, patented in 1862. Philip Hörz GmbH still exist today both maintaining and manufacturing turret clocks although they do not manufacture mechanical turret clocks any longer. http://www.philipp-hoerz.de/de/home/index.php   Share this: