From History of Grandfather Clock

Clocks Index

Consumers of all industrial and personal use items have heard of and to some degree follow the Consumer Confidence Index.  People on Wall Street and Economists all look at the Index of Leading Economic Indicators.  Manufacturers and economists alike look at the Consumer Price Index, or CPI, as among other things as a  bellwether for …

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Nathan Turner Goes Shopping at Atlanta’s Scott Antique Markets

The traveling tastemaker heads to Atlanta for his first visit to the famous antiques fair

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The Architect’s Eye: The Other White House

On the eve of MoMA’s most expansive Le Corbusier exhibit ever, Lee F. Mindel visits one of the architect’s lesser-known masterpieces—his family residence in Switzerland

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Granfather Clocks

The most common misspelling by far of grandfather clocks is granfatherclocks.  So much so there is even an online grandfather clocks store called granfatherclocksonline dot com.  A few years ago we at 1-800-4CLOCKS were lucky enough to be able to register the domain name granfather clocks dot com.  We are not sure if there is …

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Art Deco Treasures

In one of the season’s most anticipated sales, Christie’s Paris will auction pieces the legendary Armand Albert Rateau crafted for the Duchess of Alba

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Celebrating the Masterpiece London art and antiques fair with designer Elissa Cullman

Design’s boldface names gather in New York to toast this summer’s best art and antiques fair, Masterpiece London

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Grandfather Clock Buying Guide

We like to think of our 2 blogs www.ClocksBlog.com and this blog www.GrandfatherClocksBlog.com as the ultimate guide to comparing grandfather clock brands and THE Grandfather Clock Buying Guide, helping consumers to understand the different grandfather clock styles, including traditional vs contemporary grandfather clocks and grandmother clocks, knowing at least some of the differences between the …

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Jaeger-LeCoultre collaborates with Hermes on a crystal-encased timepiece

The Swiss watchmaker collaborates with Herme?s on a limited-edition timepiece that runs almost indefinitely

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Lee F. Mindel rediscovers the bold buildings of Boston, where he trained to be an architect

Architect Lee F. Mindel returns to the city where he trained to be an architect

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Tick Tock Tick Tock

How loud is the ticking sound of the grandfather clock?  Do you have any clocks that make less of a sound?  Do any of your grandfather clocks tick louder?  What about your new and antique wall clocks?  Will the ticking be so loud that I or my spouse or my family or my guests will …

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