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Ca i put new clockworks in an old clock face - i have a vintage coffee pot clock with a light up perculator that i love- the clock no longer works-the light does- can i just buy a clock mechanism from a hobby store and switch it

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You can buy electric units and a set of hands from your local electronics dealer, although it might take some fitting, as they are clamped on to clock face through the hole that the present hands shaft rotates.

If the face is attached to the existing mechanism, then it will have to be removed and a method found for mounting the face into the case.

You will need to know someone who can convert it for you.

Good luck!

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Mcdevito75 here, If the old clock works are Quartz, you may not be able to get a new Quartz movement as it may not be made anymore, BEST BET, look for a small watch repair shop in your area, I'm sure they can do something.

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