Herschede clock dating
He branched out to jewelry, watches, diamonds, ect., and in 1885, the store moved to larger quarters at the corner of Arcade and Vine.
In this same year, he started to import movements and have his cases made in a cabinet shop on Front Street in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Quality control on Herschede repairs is essential to a proper repair.
Although these were fine clocks they could not compare to the quality of the Herschede product.
Under increasing pressure from declining sales, beginning in the early 1970's, the quality and durability of the Herschede movements began to decline and the company eventually went out of business in 1984.
The clock business expanded to the point that Frank bought out the cabinet shop in 1900.
In 1901, he exhibited in the South Carolina and West Indian Exposition at Charleston, South Carolina, where he received a gold medal for his hall clocks. Frank's son, Walter, graduated from high school in 1902, and went into the cabinet shop to work.