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August 2011

eBay Grandfather Clock

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:38+00:00 August 22nd, 2011|

Suppose a grandfather clocks buyer or seller is looking to purchase or sell a new, vintage or antique grandfather clock or grandmother clock.  Would eBay be a good venue or marketing channel to use for one or more of buying or selling grandfather, mantel or wall clocks, whether the clocks are new or antique?  What about [...]

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April 2011

Weight Driven Clocks Diagram

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:39+00:00 April 23rd, 2011|

Explaining to prospective clock customers, whether it is a shopper for a grandfather clock, or a wall clock, or a mantel clock, understanding the differences between weight-driven grandfather clocks and wall clocks in particular is critical to truly understanding clocks mechanisms, and being able to tell better quality clocks from more run of the mill clocks, [...]

What your clock collection says about you

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

We at 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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December 2010

Grandfather Clocks Exhibit

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:43+00:00 December 10th, 2010|

The history of grandfather clocks is as fascinating as it is diverse.  The grandfather clock, first introduced in circa 1630-1650 depending upon how exactly one defines the birth of the grandfather clock, evolved differently in different countries, and have the craftsmanship, expertise, creativity, and environmental factors and ingenuity all play into how these freestanding floor clocks [...]

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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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October 2010

Father Time Grandfather Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:44+00:00 October 31st, 2010|

Father Time ranks up there with Mother Nature as an iconic image with much imagery and emotion surrounding each term.  Father Time and grandfather clocks have always gone together in the mind of this writer when thinking about time and tempo One of the more interesting antique grandfather clocks we have is actually a roughly 5 [...]

7 Grandfather Clocks Buying Secrets

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:45+00:00 October 23rd, 2010|

When purchasing a new grandfather clock of any maker, whether it be one of the Howard Miller grandfather clocks, Hermle grandfather clocks, or part of the Ridgeway Floor Clocks collection, there are certain key questions that need to be understood before going ahead with the purchase. 1. Do I know what kind of movement the grandfather [...]

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Grandfather Clock Chimes

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:45+00:00 October 10th, 2010|

The most popular grandfather clock chime by far is the Westminster Chime.  Our studies have shown that even when customers purchase triple chime grandfather clocks, generally including also the Whittington and St Michaels Chime, the vast majority keep their clock set to the Westminster Chime selection all the time.  This is true whether the grandfather clocks [...]

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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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