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April 2011

What your clock collection says about you

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:40+00:00 April 6th, 2011|

We at 1-800-4CLOCKS.com have many serious clock collectors as customers.  The most serious collectors of clocks tend to be grandfather clock collectors, but we also have many serious wall clocks and mantel clocks collectors as well.  Many have themed clock collections, such as those from the Black Forest of Germany, or say, miniature grandfather clocks or [...]

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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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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

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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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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July 2010

Wall Clocks Hospitals Universities

By | 2017-03-22T22:44:49+00:00 July 24th, 2010|

Wall clocks in hospitals large and small, as well as in colleges and universities, along with all major businesses, have a continuing need for wall clocks.  It can be especially important to have clocks that keep good time and do not break down, so that hospital workers and office individuals are not disagreeing about whether the [...]

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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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