Battle Mountain Trading Post
Best not confuse any of this with junk, however, as prices reflect what Reis figures is fair market value: a flawless Black Forest grandfather clock, $35,000; a polished 1890s coal stove, $17,000; a fully-functional Rock-Ola jukebox, $8,200; an antique ...
August 5, 2015
Storybook beginning still going strong in Egg Harbor Township
It was 1954 when the Vineland resident took $5,000 and bought a dream: 5 acres of land along the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township where he planned to create an amusement park for children. HISTORIC BATSTO VILLAGE, located on Route 542 in ...
August 7, 2015
The Man Who Found the Titanic Is Not Done Yet
"China's cleaning our clock in locking up 97 percent of the world's rare-earth elements, controlling vital resources, and positioning itself to become the superpower of the twenty-first and twenty-second centuries. Born in Kansas into a hard-living ...
August 4, 2015
'My Island' features images, words of young Maine islanders
Patrisha McLean's new book, “My Island,” features her portraits of children such as 5-year-old Mabel, shown in a cabin on Islesboro, Maine, built by her great-great-grandfather. Intrigued Her new book, “My Island: Portraits of Maine Island Children ...
July 30, 2015
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
The unions said they are prepared to schedule regular bargaining sessions, but that they will leave the sites of their round-the-clock negotiations in Philadelphia and Rye, New York. Marc Reed, Verizon's chief administrative officer, said the company ...
August 2, 2015
Spring 2016 Children's Sneak Previews
Abrams slathers on the sunscreen for Waiting for High Tide by Nikki McClure, a picture-book look at a family's beach outing; Miracle Man by John Hendrix, presenting the story of Jesus; Forest Feast for Kids by Erin Gleeson, a cookbook; Cloth Lullaby by ...
July 22, 2015
Behind the Scenes at Dublin's
An A4 page on the staff wall is posted like a mantra: “The difference between a good pitch and a great pitch is ATTENTION TO DETAIL.” 8-year-old Joe Rock who is in charge of the dressing rooms introduction to Croke Park began with my grandfather ...
July 24, 2015
Furtwangler L Sohne Antique Grandfather Clock
Grandfather ... German long case clock, c. 1900-1915, in excellent condition, from a private collection. The clock mechanism and case are both marked LFS. The clock case (stands 85" x 23-1/4") is made of solid carved, black forest oak, moderately ornate,
July 25, 2015
Unique 6ft tall carved wooden grandfather clock garden ornament stolen in Swindon
A woman has been left 'very upset' after a 6ft tall heavy garden ornament in the shape of a grandfather clock was taken from her garden in Swindon. Police said the carved wooden ornament had great sentimental value – it was carved from a fallen tree in ...
June 12, 2015
Always on the clock: Amherst clock maker Hermle keeps ticking
At that time, the grandfather clock was a burgeoning industry. When Germans came to Central Virginia they said it resembled the Black Forest in Germany, according to company lore. They trained a single Lynchburg native -- who was in the military and ...
April 19, 2015
R.J. Horner clock strikes $97,750 at Fontaine's Auction
Other clocks that did well included a large carved Black Forest double mechanical cuckoo clock ($9,200); an Elliot 8-tube mahogany grandfather clock ($9,200); a Tiffany & Company 9-tube mahogany grandfather clock ($8,050); and an Ansonia antique standing ...
April 3, 2015
Khimji's Watches launches Germany’s Kieninger clocks
Founded by Joseph Kieninger, in 1912, in Black Forest, Germany, the company is the oldest existing manufacturer of mechanical movements for grandfather clocks, wall and mantel clocks in the world. Michael F Schutz, managing director, Kieninger said ...
March 2, 2015
Stunning Silicon Valley mansion with seven bedrooms, landscaped gardens and a secret speakeasy hidden behind a bookshelf sells for $25million - after a $20million price cut
This stunning neo-Tudor mansion has just changed hands among the rich and powerful of Silicon Valley tech scene for $25million - after shedding almost half its value since 2008. The so-called Morgan Estate, built in 1914, is a lavish palace that boasts ...
January 20, 2015
Antiques | Grandfather clocks once were tops
chant that ushers in the new year on Jan. 1. Today we may watch the year change on a television screen, but in years past the celebration was timed by a chiming grandfather clock. Even earlier, New Year's celebrations were timed by a clock in the church ...
December 31, 2014