Clock movement diagram

Use this diagram to help you identify common clock parts found on a quartz clock movement and to understand the general assembly.  Whether you want to make a clock or you’re replacing the movement of a broken clock, both can be easily installed with very little experience.  The different parts of a clock can vary depending on the type of clock movement installed, this example shows a common mini quartz movement that has a threaded mounting shaft (post) and is powered by an AA battery.

For help selecting the correct quartz clock movement see our article How To Determine a Quartz Clock Movements Shaft Size.

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