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May 2011

Antique English Grandfather Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:39+00:00 May 9th, 2011|

When when this back in time in olden days gone by, much of the earliest grandfather clock history took place in Merry Old England.  Although the grandfather clock was then known as a longcase clock or tall case clock, the clock design was unmistakable.  A weight driven floor clock in a free-standing wooden case with a [...]

April 2011

What your clock collection says about you

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:40+00:00 April 6th, 2011|

We at 1-800-4CLOCKS.com have many serious clock collectors as customers.  The most serious collectors of clocks tend to be grandfather clock collectors, but we also have many serious wall clocks and mantel clocks collectors as well.  Many have themed clock collections, such as those from the Black Forest of Germany, or say, miniature grandfather clocks or [...]

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March 2011

Wall Clocks Howard Miller

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:41+00:00 March 2nd, 2011|

Mechanical and quartz wall clocks, whether made by Howard Miller Clocks or some of the many other wall clock manufacturers out there, like Hermle Clocks, Ridgeway Clock company, Bulova Clocks, Seth Thomas or others, offer many choice of wall clock style, functionality, chime whether mechanical or quarts or perhaps simply silent, material types, and decor choices, [...]

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January 2011

Custom Wall Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:42+00:00 January 20th, 2011|

One request we at 1-800-4CLOCKS.com get regularly is to customize wall clocks, usually either for office clocks for corporations, for chains of retail stores, especially food outlets, and for uses in hospitals, universities and other large organizations. Purchasing managers and building construction coordinators, franchise managers, not to mention building developers and construction managers, are frequently our [...]

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December 2010

Grandfather Clocks Come and Go

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:43+00:00 December 2nd, 2010|

As this blog post is being written, the evolution and revolution in grandfather clock makers and grandfather clocks brands continues.  We are selling out the very last of our Bulova Grandfather Clocks.  Bulova entered the great grandfather clock market with a bang when they took over and introduced the grandmother and grandfather clock designs that had [...]

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September 2010

Grandfather Clocks by Ridgeway and Hermle Clock

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:46+00:00 September 23rd, 2010|

The high-end market leader in the grandfather clock market segment is thought to be dominated, we believe, by Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks.  Two better kept secrets, but still well-established and well-known, are the Ridgeway Grandfather Clock Collection, and the Hermle Floor Clocks Collection. All 3 brands feature German mechanical 8 Day movements, either cable driven grandfather [...]

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April 2010

Grandfather Floor Clock

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:52+00:00 April 28th, 2010|

We have of course heard of many people talk of and ask for Floor Clocks and Grandfather Clocks, but we are noticing a new trend with individuals using the term Grandfather Floor Clocks.  Have you heard that term before?  Perhaps it has appeared in some advertising or Home Improvement or architectural digest or house beautiful or [...]

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November 2009

Grandmother Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:58+00:00 November 24th, 2009|

Grandfather Clocks and Grandmother Clocks -- do you carry both?  What is the difference?  Why in your clocks store do you list some grandfather clocks as both a grandfather clock and a grandmother clock?  Can a big long wall clock be considered a grandmother clock, or does it need to be freestanding?  The above are questions [...]

Discount Grandfather Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:58+00:00 November 18th, 2009|

Tis the Season for many joyous occasions, including discounts on grandfather clocks, wall clocks, mantle clocks and much more.  While plasma and high definition televisions may be high on the list of many people, as well as the latest iMacs, iPods, iPhones, we know that clocks, especially grandfather clocks, show up on peoples radar screens much [...]

GrandfatherClocks for Sale

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:59+00:00 November 4th, 2009|

GrandfatherClocks for Sale? We are all used to seeing For Sale signs for just about everything, including Grandfather Clocks.  But how one presents the item for sale, whether it is a house, an apartment for sale, an automobile, or one of any of a number of homer decor or interior decoration items, how it is presented [...]