From Ridgeway Grandfather Clocks

Grandfather Clocks as Wedding and Anniversay Presents

As retailers and etailers of grandfather clocks, we notice peaks and valleys in the purchase of grandfather clocks.  One clear trend we have noticed at 1-800-4CLOCKS is that more and more individuals are buying grandfather clocks as presents for themselves, for a wedding gift almost always for a child and there soon-to-be new son-in-law and …

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Mechanical Grandfather Clocks – To Wind or to Allow to Wind Down

The vast majority of high-end mechanical grandfather clocks, whether they have cable driven movements or the chain driven movement type, have 8 day movements.  This means the movements, when fully wound, will run for eight days.  This is true for Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks, Hermle Floor Clocks, the Ridgeway Grandfather Clock Collection, Bulova Grandfather Clocks, …

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Grandfather Clocks Floor Clocks Tallcase Clocks or Longcase Clocks

Whether you call your grandfather clock a Floor Clock, or refer to grandfather clocks as long case clocks or tall case clocks has a lot to do with which side of the Atlantic you were raised, or possibly what century in time one happened to be born into.  In the USA and Canada, grandfather clocks …

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Time for Mechanical Atomic Grandfather Clocks by Best Makers

Some atomic time grandfather clocks by what we would consider to be medium to low quality makers have begun to appear in the marketplace.  All have quartz driven non-mechanical atomic movements, and clocks cases that are not very impressive. We see two niches just waiting to be filled by the right higher-end clock manufacturers.  Most …

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The Many Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Grandfather Clock, Part I

Buying a grandfather clock is a very big purchase, one that should be considered carefully. After all, if done right, this should be the only purchase you will ever have to make (unless of course you love your grandfather clock so much that you decide you need an additional clock to place somewhere else in …

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Give the Gift of Melody This Upcoming Holiday Season with Grandfather Clocks

Sure it’s August and the weather is hardly something that reminds us that fall is coming. But the truth is that in just a few short weeks it will indeed be fall, followed quite closely indeed by the coming of the holiday season. While it makes no sense to panic about the December holiday while …

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Highest Quality Grandfather Clocks Online

The Internet may have once not been so interconnected with high quality goods and services, but today consumers can expect to get all they need through online resources. The Internet has opened up new doors in terms of commerce and shoppers worldwide have logged on in order to get products from around the world – …

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Grandfather Clocks: For Young & Old

Grandfather clocks often seem to have the reputation of being somewhat antiquated pieces of furniture; those pieces that are reserved for the older generation and are more often than not found in the homes of elderly relatives. The younger generation may fail to make the connection between the grandfather clocks of yesterday and those grandfather …

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Don’t Let Discount Go Out the Window with Grandfather Clocks

There are those items that we anticipate will simply always be something of a financial investment; so much so that we often don’t bother to seek out more discount prices, or consider any product that we do find at a discount to be less than quality. Grandfather clocks, for instance, have always been associated with …

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Grandfather Clocks: Classic and Contemporary

Grandfather clocks are those classic pieces that have been around for generations – standing in the hallways, dining rooms, and family rooms of families for decades. The beauty of the grandfather clock has always been in its statuesque design – standing tall and proud as a room’s focal point. Those who purchase grandfather clocks do …

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