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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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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 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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June 2010

Perfect Wedding Present

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:51+00:00 June 2nd, 2010|

When thinking about a perfect wedding present, and finding the ideal gift, especially to give to the bride and the groom, a grandfather clock has become a favorite for parents and parents-in-law to give the to the Bride and Groom to be.  It is, or certainly can be, a timely present that will be a gift [...]

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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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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Best Grandfather Clocks Wall Clocks Mantel Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:56+00:00 March 1st, 2010|

Over time,  we have weighed in on the strengths, weaknesses, and commonalities of the various makers of grandfather clocks, mantle clocks and wall clocks. Now we are asking for your opinions as to the best makers of wall clocks, mantel clocks and grandfather clocks. Here are the categories: GrandfatherClocks:  and Grandmother Clocks too! Howard Miller Grandfather [...]

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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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 [...]