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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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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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

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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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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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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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 [...]