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22:18 Feb 19, 2006
English to German translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / clocks, lamps
English term or phrase:finial
Context is a wall clock. Here are the instructions (for reference): Drill two holes where clock will be hung. Insert one anchor into each of the holes. Align holes in bracket over drilled holes. Insert screws through bracket and tighten. Holding clock case in one hand, insert post through hole in bracket top. Place washer over post top. Place finial over post and tighten.
It is the decorative part. There is a picture at http://www2.otto.de/otto-6161.php, but I just cannot find the RIGHT German term. I have searched Schmitt, Ernst, Kucera and DeVries, as well as the Internet, and found a number of possibilities, but nothing definitive.