With this method, both hands simply pull off.
Popular on carriage
clocks and small drum clocks, these hands are often very tight.
hand removers are available but if you do not have one, pull
the hands off as best you can. Do not lever them off as damage to the dial will
End cutting pliers can be used to grip the hand collet in
desperation, but these may damage the metal either side of the brass collet.
Repairing Your Own Clocks by Mervyn Passmore