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February 2011

Mantel Clocks with Chimes

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:41+00:00 February 21st, 2011|

When deciding whether to purchase any kind of clock, whether a mantle clock, a grandfather clock, or a wall clock, the question of whether to get a time only clock, or ones with chimes, always looks large. One option is to get a time only mantel clock, with no chimes or gongs.  Another option is to [...]

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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August 2010

Mantle Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:48+00:00 August 9th, 2010|

Mantle clocks are mantel clocks.  Did I just say that?  Or did you just wonder what you read?  The two spellings of the same word, mantle and mantel, are used almost interchangeably nowadays.  As I write this blog post, I am looking up how many times mantle clocks and mantel clocks each show up?  Honest, I [...]

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March 2010

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 [...]

October 2009

Grandfather Clock and Clock Jewelry

By | 2017-03-22T22:45:00+00:00 October 26th, 2009|

Have you ever seen a piece of jewelry in the shape of a grandfather clock?  A pin with a wall clock? What about a solid 14k gold pendant of the Big Ben Tower Clock of London to wear on a necklace (I own one of those, actually)? Watches as earrings, particularly from the Art Deco Watches [...]

September 2009

Grandfather Clocks Wall Clocks Mantel Clocks Features

By | 2017-03-22T22:45:04+00:00 September 20th, 2009|

Recent years have been accompanied by the incorporation of new features and technologies into mechanical grandfather clocks, mechanical mantle clocks, as well as keywound wall clocks.  Some of these same, and additional features, have also been included in the quartz of battery driven versions of wall clocks, mantel clocks, and grandfather and grandmother clocks. Not all [...]

August 2009

Appraising Grandfather Clocks Wall Clocks Mantel Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:45:06+00:00 August 29th, 2009|

1-800-4CLOCKS gets dozens of calls every day from individuals wanting to know "how much" their clock is worth. Even more complicated is people who call who already have had appraisals done on their grandfather clocks, wall clocks or mantle clocks. Aside from the fact that our website states we charge $100 an hour for research on [...]

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October 2008

Tick Tock Mantel Clock

By | 2008-10-17T05:10:46+00:00 October 17th, 2008|

When my son was very little he called clocks “tick tocks.” I’m sure this is nothing new for babies and toddlers that are just learning to speak and identifying the names of those objects that are around them on a daily basis, but being the completely biased mother than I am I thought it was just [...]

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August 2008

Clocks: Not Confined to Conventional Spaces, Part I

By | 2008-08-28T07:56:24+00:00 August 28th, 2008|

Have you ever noticed that the homes that are really something special in terms of design are those homes that are a bit “different?” That don’t have the traditional set-up or the traditional design choices? After all, for most of us who grew up in one area we could pretty much tell you what each and [...]