Great Auspiciousness Confirmed for Chinese Tribute Clock
The son of Alan's brother began finding clocks to sell to his helpful uncle, and as the house filled and the expenses mounted, she began taking time from her professional social work career to learn more about the antique clocks invading her life. Soon ...
June 6, 2015
Will the Apple Watch Eclipse the Classic Swiss Watch?
That's pretty awesome as opposed to just a chip,” said Mr. Levine, who owns several vintage Rolexes and a Bulova Tank inherited from his father. “[A watch] is the only piece of jewelry I wear besides a wedding ring. I'm not going to give that up easily.”....
April 16, 2015
Longitude clock stuns experts for accuracy 300 years after design
Clockmakers argued that a heavy pendulum bob and short swing would be the best. But Harrison dismissed this theory and thought a clock with a lighter pendulum bob and wide swing would work better. He designed his first clock in 1713 aged 20....
April 19, 2015
Kovel: Secrets of mystery clock revealed
The most famous mystery clock had a figure, often a goddess, who held a long pendulum that swung for no obvious reason. Q: I have an old 20-inch toy Army truck by Buddy L. It was given to my brother in 1940. Q: I have six luncheon plates and ...
May 15, 2015
Massive gift keeps nation's last clock school ticking
And clocks. More than 400 from all around the world. Cuckoos. Hundred day clocks. Grandfather clocks. Nautical clocks. Regulator clocks. Wall clocks. Mantel clocks. Alarm clocks. Some worked and others didn't. The collection represented numerous styles ...
February 27, 2015
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to push for changes to Religious Freedom Restoration ...
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday he wants new legislation clarifying that a new religious-freedom does not allow discrimination on his desk by the end of the week. The White House fired back hours later, calling Pence a 'previously defiant governor ...
March 31, 2015
The pale blue dot
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April 30, 2015
Modern Times Pendulum Clock
Gone are the days when clocks only served the purpose of keeping time. NOVA's Modern Times Pendulum Clock features a rust finish that proves to be the ideal companion for the brushed aluminum. Together they make for a beautiful modern piece that is sure to ...
June 18, 2015
Use wall clocks to enhance home decor
There are people who are passionate about this and take real pains to search for the perfect clock to match the interior ... However, for a more stylish touch, go in for antique wall clocks. Many antique wall clocks are pendulum operated and some are ...
May 23, 2014
Keeping things ticking with the Maryland Clock Company
Years later, Rick and Doris Graham expanded the company to include selling clocks. Grandfather, grandmother, wall, mantel ... handles the cosmetic clock repairs, and teaches owners how to operate their antique clocks. “A lot of people inherit clocks ...
December 5, 2014
Adeco White Antique-Look Wall Clock With Lilac and Watering Can Detail
This detailed antique-look wall clock has an off white background and stylized black numbers. The face suggests an old post card with stamps and an image of lilacs in a blue watering can behind the black hands.This clock looks lovely on a kitchen bedroom ...
December 10, 2013
Pendulum clock chimes at wrong times
Q: My husband and I purchased a beautiful Howard Miller pendulum ... wall clock, with what he calls a “bim-bam” to signal the time, is usually $96. If parts are broken or so worn that they need to be replaced, prices are higher. I have an antique ...
February 27, 2013
The market: Antique clocks
The market for the most desirable English antique clocks is largely confined to the “golden era” of clockmaking, which began after the invention of the pendulum in 1658 ... “lantern” clocks – square, wall-mounted clocks topped by a large bell ...
September 2, 2011
Horology considered hazardous: the "German Time Bomb" clock with its deadly mainspring
Robotech sez, "You wouldn't expect gears and springs to constitute a literal safety hazard, but my antique clock ... destroying the clock and injuring bystanders. This destructive potential has earned it the nickname 'the German Time Bomb.'
April 30, 2011