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November 2017

Between the Clock and the Bed by Edvard Munch

By | 2017-11-23T04:17:09+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

A new exhibition written up in The Guardian Newspaper here showcases some of the highlights of the incredible expressionist artist Edvard Munch, and to be exhibited at The Metropolitan Museum between November 15 2017 through February 4 2018. The Munch painting and self-portrait that caught our attention was the self-portrait painting showing Edvard Munch standing between [...]

134 Years Ago Railroads Led USA Clocks Syncing

By | 2017-11-20T16:35:38+00:00 November 18th, 2017|

Exactly 134 Years Ago Today, on November 18 1883, all North American Railroads adopted to a consistent set of timing standards across 4 time zones in what became known as Standard Railway Time. Before then, there more more than 300 time zones which varied by cities and states across the USA. After Standard Railway Time was [...]

Howard Miller Chiming Wall Clocks Visual Guide

By | 2017-11-14T04:09:46+00:00 November 14th, 2017|

Here is a great clocks guide we have just assembled for the full line of available Howard Miller Chiming Wall Clocks. One can find details on any clock that looks of possible interest by going to the 1-800-4CLOCKS.com website and searching for the model number shown, or clock name, or by simply clicking on this Howard [...]

11.11 – the Singles’ day in China!

By | 2017-11-11T15:00:49+00:00 November 11th, 2017|

Singles Day in China - 1111 - Alibaba Sales Did you know that the date, November 11th (11.11) resembles the Singles’ day and now it is the largest online shopping Carnival in the China even in the world? From 2013, Alibaba choose Nov.11 as the day they promote the sales in their shopping sites [...]

October 2017

Hermle Clocks on Special Sale

By | 2017-10-30T17:24:59+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

At 1-800-4CLOCKS.com, we are pleased to announce that we have a wide variety of Hermle Clocks aggressively discounted; even with grandfather clocks on sale with many prices much lower than usual. It also applies to select Hermle wall clocks and mantel clocks too. We always aggressively discount our clocks, including those by Howard Miller, Ridgeway, Hermle, [...]

Limited Edition Clocks for Collectors

By | 2017-10-13T12:33:34+00:00 October 13th, 2017|

After decades in the clocks business, with specialties in grandfather clocks, grandmother clocks, wall clocks and mantel clocks, we came to realize that many of our customers looking for high-end clocks, frequently including antique clocks collectors, were interested in the types of locks that have special features including Limited Edition Clocks, tubular chime grandfather clocks, nested [...]

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Body Clocks by Howard Miller – Not Just Yet

By | 2017-11-04T18:23:11+00:00 October 9th, 2017|

Three Nobel Prize winners were just announced for the work they did which shows that how clocks are regulating every cell in our body. Amazing discoveries about how these internal clocks and biological rhythms govern human life. According to a recently superbly written NPR Report on the body of work performed on how clocks regulate so [...]

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May 2017

“Clock Boy” Discrimination Lawsuit Tossed By Federal Judge

By | 2017-05-22T17:26:20+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|

You may recall a 14 year-old boy admirably constructed a functioning handmade clock which included computer chip boards and wires. His name was/is Ahmed Mohamed. And instead of being recognized or appreciated for his electronics skills, he was suspected of building a bomb, handcuffed, and brought in to the local police station for questioning. His teachers, [...]

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March 2017

After School Routine Clock, by Quirky Mamma

By | 2017-03-28T23:39:45+00:00 March 28th, 2017|

We came across this clock project which could both benefit many children and adults, and people could have fun while working on clocks to better manage their time. We would love advice on how we can apply this approach to our grandfather clocks or one of of our Howard Miller Mantel Clocks. Take a look at [...]

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