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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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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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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

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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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 [...]

March 2010

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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Remember to move your clocks time ahead one hour? DST

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:54+00:00 March 15th, 2010|

Well, it's the Sunday in Spring after the 2am morning change where we switch from Standard Time to Daylight Savings Time.  Most people remember the "Spring Forward Fall Back" mnemonic to help remember what to do when.  The writer of this Blog Post tried to go to bed an hour earlier last night to help ease [...]

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Mantle Clocks and Mantel Clocks

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:55+00:00 March 6th, 2010|

When shopping for grandfather clocks, one needs to keep in mind the alternate terminology for grandfather clock, such as floor clocks, longcase clocks, tall-case clocks, grandmother clocks, and, yes, sometimes even hall clocks. So perhaps it is not too surprising that when talking about table clocks or desktop clocks or shelf clocks, all of which can [...]

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