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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 [...]

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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November 2010

Howard Miller Furniture

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:43+00:00 November 15th, 2010|

Howard Miller, long-time leader and long-time maker of the high-end grandfather clocks industry, has aggressively entered several new markets.  For many decades, Howard Miller has been known as a high-quality leader in the premium quality grandfather clock marketplace, as well as wall clocks, mantel clocks, desk clocks and shelf clocks, curio floor clocks, atomic clocks, mantle [...]

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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Hospital Healthcare Wall Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:46+00:00 October 4th, 2010|

Hospitals and healthcare service institutions, including those providing in-patient and outpatient care, rely heavily on accurate timekeeping capabilities in many parts of not only hospital purchasing management, but also in the actual delivery of healthcare on a day-to-day basis. Having accurate and consistent timekeeping capability is critical for many elements of the operations of a hospital, [...]

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August 2010

Wall Clocks by Ty Pennington and Howard Miller

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:48+00:00 August 23rd, 2010|

Howard Miller has introduced wall clocks and oversized wall clocks designed by Ty Pennington. The wall clocks all bear Ty Pennington's signature. While most of the readers of this blog will we believe likely know who Ty Pennington is, for those of you who don't, he is a very well-respected designer (and "jack of many trades") [...]

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April 2010

Grandfather Clocks are Floor Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:53+00:00 April 24th, 2010|

Have you ever been confused by the terms grandfather clocks and floor clocks?  Have you ever even heard of the term floor clock?  Thought of a grandmother clock as a floor clock? well, they really are all different forms of and names for  grandfather clocks clocks. The single biggest distinction between grandfather clocks and grandmother clocks [...]

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March 2010

Pay More for a Home with Grandfather Clocks?

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:54+00:00 March 17th, 2010|

We were thrilled to get this grandfather clocks inquiry.  One of the larger Home Developers in North America approached us about the idea of strategically placing grandfather clocks, and maybe even some wall clocks and mantle clocks, in model homes they have for sale, with an option for their customers to purchase a home with a [...]

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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 [...]