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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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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 [...]

Grandfather Clock Trick or Treat

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:45+00:00 October 29th, 2010|

Well, today we had our first unofficial trick-or-treating knock on one of our doors looking for candy.  We pointed out they were a bit early, but our suspicion is that they clearly knew both that Halloween is still a few days away and that we are suckers for good costumes.  This young boy was dressed as [...]

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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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August 2010

Clocks Shop Atomic Wall Mantle Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:49+00:00 August 2nd, 2010|

No matter what type of clocks you are looking for, you likely will be able to find them at 1-800-4clocks.com.  All types of both new and antique clocks are being offered, including grandfather clocks, mantle clocks, wall clocks and atomic clocks.  We always attempt to offer both the greatest selections and savings on all the clocks [...]

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June 2010

Tempus Fugit Grandfather Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:49+00:00 June 29th, 2010|

When is a brand not a brand?  When it is words in another language translated because they both sound and look good!  This is the case of the so-called branded Tempus Fugit Grandfather Clocks.  Tempus Fugit is Latin for the words "time flies".  Because of that, everybody and their brother whom manufactures grandfather clocks, or who [...]

Grandfather Clocks Parts

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:50+00:00 June 23rd, 2010|

No thank you, we do not carry parts for grandfather clocks. Or wall clocks parts, or parts for mantle clocks, or even mantel clocks, nor atomic clocks nor parts for cuckoo clocks. And we do not sell movements for grandfather clocks, wall clocks, mantle clocks, atomic clocks, or pretty much any clock or watch or pocket [...]

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March 2010

Gasoline Powered Alarm Clocks – Really?

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:53+00:00 March 28th, 2010|

Have you ever heard about a gasoline powered alarm clock?  What about gasoline powered grandfather clocks with the Energy Star seal of approval from the US Government. Well, throughout history, as the saying goes, truth can be stranger than fiction.  Unbelievably, the USA Government's Energy Department's system for qualifying for the EnergyStar Seal of approval for [...]

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Do You Believe in Internal Human Clocks?

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:54+00:00 March 18th, 2010|

Ever since I was a child, I have found that I am able to wake myself up almost to the minute, when I set my mind to it.  The number of times that i woke off just before the alarm clock went off numbers easily into the thousands! As to what to attribute this to, I [...]

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December 2009

NY Based 1-800-4CLOCKS & OpenHouse NYC Team Up

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:57+00:00 December 14th, 2009|

1-800-4CLOCKS, which is based in New York City, is proud to have been a participant in making this Open House National NBC Television Show come to life.  The major contribution we made was the selection, donation, delivery and placement of one of the nicest contemporary grandfather clocks we sell, which is the Howard Miller Coco Grandfather [...]

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