Objects gathered from around the world by the late Dale and Patty Vining will be sold at auction Feb. 27 in Florida
Items from the estate of the late Dale and Patty Vining – hundreds of exotic and unusual objects, antiques and collectibles, gathered over the course of 17 years while Dale served as an agricultural attaché at four overseas U.S. embassies, from 1964 ...
February 9, 2016
What is a Grandfather Clock?
An antique grandfather clock usually has either an eight day or a 30 hour movement. Most eight day clocks are wound with a key and have two winding holes. The weight that makes the clock strike is located on the left of the clock's front, while the ...
February 7, 2016
Germany's Black Forest clock route is full of surprises
The showroom of Rombach and Haas has the traditional carved designs on display, but also plain house-shaped cuckoo clocks in shocking pink, lime green and other startling colors, sometimes stenciled with forest motifs. These are clearly Some are ...
November 28, 2015
Kovel: Time to buy a ticking clock
There are many other types of antique clocks that might be your favorite. Look for the banjo clock, named for its shape, first made about 1800, or the rectangular carriage clock found after the 1820s. Children like German-carved wooden cuckoo clocks ...
December 26, 2015
Nutcrackers, Scrooges and caroling and more: Our holiday show guide is here
Modeled after the festive outdoor market in Nuremburg, Germany, Christkindlmarket imports artisans and chefs from abroad who dish out goodies like authentic steins, cuckoo clocks and ornaments and delectables including bratwurst, stollen and gluhwein ...
November 12, 2015
Prime Time: Clock restorer's timepiece on 'Gotham'
Wier, who repairs and restores clocks and watches under his WierClock business at Door County Traders antiques and consignment shop in downtown Sturgeon Bay, is scheduled to have one of his restored antique clocks be part of the set in Monday's episode ...
November 27, 2015
Cozy Bavarian pub room transports visitors to Europe
To step into this room in David Bingham's New Albany home is to step into an atmosphere reminiscent of a German beer garden, complete with ceramic drinking steins from Munich and Luxembourg and old watercolor paintings from Austria. The wooden sign ...
September 17, 2015
Antiques & Collecting: Every house should have at least one clock that ticks
There are many other types of antique clocks that might be your favorite. Look for the banjo clock, named for its shape, first made about 1800, or the rectangular carriage clock found after the 1820s. Children like German-carved wooden cuckoo clocks or ...
December 27, 2015
Clocks prove time increases value
You’d be surprised at how many people are fascinated with clocks. Not only are there various styles — from the tall, stately grandfather clock, ornate mantel clocks and fine wooden antique clocks ... West German hand-carved wooden Cuckoo Clock recently ...
October 22, 2015
Wooden shoes and cuckoo clocks bring European charm to Dallas home
Antique ... wooden hearts add to the rustic look of the tree. The living room’s centerpiece is the fireplace mantel. An antique organ hutch Geisler found in Virginia serves as the frame for the holiday display, which houses 24 clogs. Tiny cuckoo clocks ...
December 20, 2013
black forest carved wood cuckoo clock with bird and fir branches, ca. 1930
Black Forest Cuckoo Clock; don't see the one I have exactly, but this is close. My grandparents had one so cuckoo clocks now have a sentimental value. Love a cuckoo-clock!! Guess cause i live with so many of them...unfortunately!, I'm not referring to the ...
November 26, 2013
Cuckoo clocks: kitsch, colourful and cheerful
Many were carved as wooden chalets with shingled ... “cu” “ckoo” sound. An enormous antique clock that nearly covered an entire wall was the prime example – it produced deep, mellifluous cuckoo sound. “As you can hear, it is very easy to ...
September 7, 2012
The cuckoo clock
The cuckoo, however, has become well-known thanks to the fact that it has lent its name to everything from games, music albums and even to a Bollywood dancer – but it is probably best known for giving its name to the cuckoo clock ... carved in to the wood.
July 9, 2011
Black Forest 14 Inch Wide Cuckoo Clock by Schneider
Carved wood clock with antique finish 8-day musical movement with weighted winding Optional manual nighttime shut-off option 17.3H x 14.2W x 8.3D inches The Black Forest Cuckoo Clock with Swinging Children and Water-Wheel by Schneider is an exquisite ...
September 7, 2010