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Antique Grandfather Clock Prices

Should a prospective grandfather clocks shopper who is considering purchasing either a new grandfather clocks or perhaps a special antique grandfather clock spotted at a local antique clock or general antiquities store treat them as equivalent purchases.  Not at all.  An antique grandfather clock can have certain advantages, including perhaps a rich provenance, a likely …

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Grandfather Clock Diagram

When trying to both understand and name the visible parts of a grandfather clock, many individuals do not know where to begin. Most people know that grandfather clocks have a pendulum, and weights, and are in a free-standing case, but when one gets beyond that point, may people, grandfather clock discount shoppers included, become at …

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Used Grandfather Clocks

Should one purchase a new grandfather clock?  What about a so-called used antique grandfather clock.  Antique grandfather clocks are used grandfather clocks, are they not?  Are the floor clocks made in the last 20 or 30 or 50 years as good as the new grandfather clocks made today, by such makers as Howard Miller Clocks, …

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Black Forest Grandfather Clocks

When one thinks about buying one the best types of grandfather clocks available, the term black forest grandfather clocks frequently leaps to mind.  The Black Forest region of Germany has for centuries been known as a center for high quality clocks of all kinds, including wall clocks and mantle clocks, but probably best known overall …

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Amazing Fact for Grandfather Clocks Lovers

Here is a fascinating fact that was shared with us today by ESL of New York City, attributed to an iPhone App called Amazing Facts, about the Big Ben Tower Clock in London.  We know all grandfather clock aficionados like us will find this fascinating.   Read on! Apparently, this is a clock fact – …

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Grandfather Clock Howard Miller

Which grandfather clocks are the best? Who is considered the highest-end manufacturer of grandfather clocks?  Is there a big difference between brands?  What about German mechanical grandfather clocks with movements made by Kieninger or Hermle — is one better than the other?  What about the difference between grandmother clock and grandfather clocks?  And cable driven …

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Grandfather Clocks Antique

When shopping for a grandfather clock, most grandfather clocks shoppers look only at brand new floor clocks, recognizing that if they purchase a high quality grandfather clock, such as those made by Howard Miller Clocks and Hermle Clocks and the Ridgeway Clock Company, the grandfather clock will have all of the features they might reasonably …

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Sligh Bulova Grandfather Clocks

Press Release.  We have some exciting grandfather clocks news to report.  As background, the Sligh Furniture Company stopped making Sligh Grandfather Clocks perhaps 6 to 8 years ago.  Then about 5 years ago, the Bulova Grandfather Clocks Company, a division of Bul0va Clocks, bought the design rights to the Sligh Grandfather Clocks, and continued to …

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German Cuckoo Clocks

We think we are being crystal clear both when describing our mechanical grandfather clocks as well as our German cuckoo clocks made by Schneider Clocks.  All of our mechanical grandfather clocks that we sell at 1-800-4clocks.com and in our Stores have German made mechanical movements, whether we are talking about Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks, the …

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Mystery Grandfather Clock, on a Sandbar

Perhaps you have read over the last day or two about a Baby Grand Piano that was mysteriously found floating but grounded on a sandbar in Key Biscayne Bay in Florida. Now would not it have been as cool or more so if a grandfather clock or grandmother clock were found sitting on that same …

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