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Grandfather Clock Kept as Oval Office Redesigned

According to a recent article in The New York Times, President Obama’s Oval Office, from which he addressed the nation on Tuesday night about the important new milestone in Iraq, has gotten a makeover. Two constants in the White House Oval office are the desk, and much more important of course, the grandfather clock, as …

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Howard Miller Ty Pennington Grandfather Clocks

Ty Pennington, whom was born as Gary Tygert Bruton Pennington, has recently released a whole new line of clocks and furniture with the Howard Miller Clocks company. While well known by much of America as the host of the ABC TV Show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, he is known in the United Kingdom as well …

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Howard Miller Thomas Tompion Mantle Clock

Thomas Tompion, an exceptionally well regarded clocksmith and watchsmith  and contributor to the field of horology, he was a British clocks and watch maker who lived in England during the 1600s through his death in the early 1700s. His influence is still felt today, and the early bracket mantel clocks he helped to pioneer became …

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Howard Miller

“I would like to buy a Herman Miller grandfather clock, or do I mean one of the Howard Miller grandfather clocks?  I am sorry, I know the two names don’t have anything to do with one another, one, Herman Miller, making high quality furniture mostly for offices, and the other, Howard Miller, known mostly for …

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Grandfather Clocks Online

“Hello, I am very interested in purchasing the Howard Miller J.H. Miller II Grandfather Clock Model 611-031 (611031) with tubular chimes, or perhaps the Howard Miller J.H. Miller Grandfather Clock Model 611-030 (611030), which looks identical, but is several thousand dollars less expensive.  I would ideally like to see any grandfather clock I purchase in …

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Grandfather Wall Clocks

The general definition of a grandfather clock or floor clock is that it is free-standing, and therefore not a wall clock, or hung on a wall like wall clocks.  Having said that, many individuals refer to their wall clocks as grandfather wall clocks.  We think sometimes people do this because there wall clocks are large …

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Celebrity Grandfather Clocks

Do the grandfather clocks make the celebrity, or does the Celebrity make the grandfather clock?  We would like to know.  We are aware that many celebrities are owners of both antique grandfather clocks and new grandfather clocks, and grandmother clocks are quite popular as well.  One way we know this is that we have sold …

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Grandfather Clock Sounds

In the days of now antique grandfather clocks over 100 years ago, the vast majority of grandfather clocks were time and strike.  The grandfather clocks would gong on each hour for the number of hours (e.g. 4 for 4 o’clock), and once on each half -hour. Precious few grandfather clocks also played chimes, e.g. the …

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