From October 2007

Tempus Fugit Grandfather Clocks: Time Flies on a Grandfather Clock!

Many grandfather clocks, and some mantel clocks and wall clocks as well, have the words Tempus Fugit shown above or on the dial of the clock.  1-800-4CLOCKS has received thousands of inquiries over the years with questions about “My Tempus Fugit” grandfather clock. And Grandmother Clocks for that matter.  Tempus Fugit Clocks — would you …

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Grandfather Clock Maintenance: A Brief Guide to Add Time to Your Life™

A question asked of 1-800-4CLOCKS almost all the time is how often to both oil and clean my mechanical grandfather clock. There is no question that oiling and cleaning at appropriate intervals both make the grandfather clock run more smoothly continuously throughout its life, and increase the clocks longevity. Without oiling and cleaning at defined …

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Grandfather Clocks Chimes: Hear the Westminster Whittington and St Michaels Chimes

Have you visited the 1-800-4CLOCKS.com website recently? Whether you are looking for Grandfather Clocks and trying to decide on whether you want a Triple Chime Grandfather Clocks, or a Mechanical Keywound Wall Clock or Mantel Clock with Westminster Chimes only or one with Triple Chimes, you know have the ability to hear the clocks chime …

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Grandfather Clocks by Howard Miller Clocks vs Ridgeway Grandfather Clocks

The last post in this grandfather clocks blog, while comprehensive and accurate (we believe), deserves to be clarified for one relatively simple to explain grandfather clock difference – which is the difference between Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks and Ridgeway Grandfather Clocks. Howard Miller Clocks acquired the Ridgeway Clocks Brand, known for its premier Grandfather Clock …

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Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks compared to Hermle, Ridgeway, Kieninger, Bulova and more

Even for the somewhat seasoned and knowledgeable clocks collector, figuring out which Company makes the best clock, has the highest end reputation, the best value, ownership structures and changing interrelationships between companies over time is quite a daunting task. We aim to simplify and demystify in this blog post. Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks have for …

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Grandfather Clocks: Cable Driven vs. Chain Driven Mechanical Clocks Movements

One question addressed to 1-800-4CLOCKS.com on a regular basis is what is the difference, and what are the relevant pros and cons of a chain driven grandfather clock vs. cable driven grandfather clocks. We attempt here to summarize what we see and believe to be the major differences between these two mechanical movements. At this …

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Grandfather Clocks Personality Profile

Marketers have since the 1960s broken down various market segments for very industry on factors other than the previously timeless demographic market segmentation (age, sex, race, etc.).  Thanks for this gargantuan leap in marketing can be mostly traced to Daniel Yankelovich, with important contributions from his colleagues Florence Skelly and Arthur White.   Psychographics have …

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Grandfather Clocks: Meaning to Individuals Regarding Time and Life

What does your grandfather clock signify to you about the meaning of time?  This is a subject so many people comment on when ordering a new factory direct grandfather clocks at wholesale prices, or Antique Grandfather Clocks.   See down below for our basic thoughts and reasons we have heard from our Grandfather Clock customers. We …

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Grandfather Clocks Contest – Best Antique and New-Vintage Grandfather Clock

Grandfather Clocks Blog is Pleased to Announce the 2007 Grandfather Clocks Contest brought to you by 1-800-4CLOCKS. Many people have a favorite among the many grandfather clocks they have seen or may themselves own. The reasons can be many, from antique grandfather clocks with mercury pendulums, astronomical dials, amazing casework and carving, the chimes or …

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