Kovel: With 'brown furniture' out of favor, there are bargains to be had
Q: I'd like to sell a wall clock I've had since 1968. I think it's rosewood The lower section has a small glass door that shows the pendulum. It looks like a Regulator clock, but the bottom is shorter. The dial is Cases usually were oak or ...
July 24, 2015
Kovels: Bargains are out there for curly maple furniture
Q: I'd like to sell a wall clock I've had since 1968. The lower section has a small glass door that shows the pendulum. It looks Answer: You have a “short drop” Regulator calendar clock called a “schoolhouse” clock. Cases usually were oak ...
July 16, 2015
Clocks' many duties stand the test of time
When decorating with them, the fireplace mantel is a natural, Steve Overstreet of Wichita, a member of the clock collectors group. But if you don't have one, you can have a mantel put along a wall, he says. Clocks can be placed on end tables or sofa ...
March 6, 2015
Antiques & Collectibles: Seth Thomas regulator clock a timeless favorite
Question: What can you tell me about an old oak wall clock left in an office building I recently ac-quired? It is 37 inches long, 16 inches wide and 5½ inches deep with a brass pendulum and weight. Its metal dial is painted white, has Roman numerals, a ...
March 7, 2015
Ashland resident donates clock to historical society
That piece of history is the wooden case of a Waterbury Clock Co. regulator (pendulum) wall clock that hung on the wall in the P.L. Loeper Jewelry Store at 935 Centre St. The clock mechanism is long gone, but the case is about 36 inches tall and 15 ...
February 15, 2015
Antiques & Collectibles: Ansonia wall clock is a ticking treasure
Ansonia's eight-day, double-weight Santa Fe regulator wall clocks have a signed paper-on-tin dial as well as brass pendulum and weights housed in carved oak, black walnut or mahogany cases. One of the company's mid-range, half-hour gong striker wall ...
September 7, 2013
The time is right to delve into the market for antique clocks
The key period is 1660-1750, often referred to as the Golden Age of Clockmaking, which runs from the earliest pendulum table or bracket clock to the death of maker George Graham in 1751. Despite rising prices for the star names, Nigel Raffety of noted ...
September 24, 2011
A piece of Ashland history that was in storage in the attic of a borough home was recently donated to the local historical society to add to its collection. That piece of history is the wooden case of a Waterbury Clock Co. regulator (pendulum) wall clock that hung on the wall in the P. L. Loeper Jewelry Store at 935 Centre St. The clock mechanism is long gone, but the case is about 36 inches tall and... The clock face would have been 12 inches in diameter. The regulator clock, a more accurate version time-wise of a standard pendulum clock, was rewound about every eight days with a key, which was stored in the case. The glass cover over the lower half of the clock showed "P. H. Loeper, Leading Jeweler. Ashland, PA. ". Patricia "Pat" Monaghan, Ashland, remembers seeing the clock case when her family moved into the home in 1954 when she was 5 years old. It had no clock in it. I don't know why I didn't toss it. ". It was only recently that Monaghan thought about donating the clock case to the society. "I began cleaning my attic out, saw it, and thought that I should ask Adam (Bernodin) if the society would want it. It was of no use to me," she said. Bernodin took the offer of the clock to society historian James "Jim" Klock, who gratefully accepted the treasure.
Question: My photo shows a label glued to a box containing a working clock I bought last summer at a Cherry Hill community yard sale. Although my 52-inch high clock definitely is the one pictured on the label, the fancy wood decoration at its top has been removed and saved.
The key period is 1660-1750, often referred to as the Golden Age of Clockmaking, which runs from the earliest pendulum table or bracket clock to the death of maker George Graham in 1751. Despite rising prices for the star names, Nigel Raffety of... They regard clocks as wasting assets and profits are free of capital gains tax. Anthony Woodburn, a leading dealer, paid £250,000 in 1985 for the Medici Tompion. It sold for £2. 5m 20 years later and he estimates it will have risen by at least £500,000 in the last six years. Top flight London clockmakers’ masterpieces are rightly expensive but still moderate in cost by comparison with art by the leading court painters of the same period. The patronage of Charles I and II, together with William of Orange, was significant in promoting scientific study and the arts with clocks frequently commissioned as diplomatic gifts. Tennants of Leyburn last month sold a James II ebony-veneered table clock by John Knibb, circa 1685, for £75,000 plus 17. 5 per cent buyer’s premium whilst their estimate was just £25,000-£35,000. The timepiece was one of the earliest forms of...
Hermle Hartford Mechanical Cable-driven Regulator Wall Clock
Item Number: HER-70617030058 - $1,782.00 Add charm and character to your home with this wrought iron Hermle pendulum wall clock. Every hour you’ll hear a passing strike (chime) on the large brass bell mounted on the top of the clock. And if you enjoy ...
January 7, 2016
E. Howard #61 floor regulator clock sells for $189,750
The clock's movement was mounted inside a heavy red marble base. Also, an Austrian astronomical wall ... jewelers regulator with a large brass time-only weight-driven dead beat movement and Lyre pendulum made $13,800; an Ithaca Bank Model #2 oak double ...
November 7, 2015
River City Clocks Regulator Chiming Wall Clock with Pendulum - 12.3 in. Wide
the River City Clocks Regulator Chiming Wall Clock with Pendulum - 12.3 in. Wide will be the right choice for you. Finished in warm cherry, this regulator style clock has a hinged door on the front of the clock, which allows easy access to the clock's ...
September 7, 2010
River City Clocks Wall Clock
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September 7, 2010
A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY MONTH GOING WALL REGULATOR
Roberts, English Precision Pendulum Clocks, Atglen, 2003, pp ... estates or large country houses to set all the other timekeepers. An almost identical oak regulator and only one serial number away from the present lot, No. 674, was supplied to the ...
June 3, 2009
'Clockman' restores early American clocks
He is “Father Time,” as Lincoln’s Against the Wall Art ... “Shop regulator clocks don’t gong because people didn’t want (workers) to be distracted,” Hasty said. Some have alarm clock options. Some are brass. Some are oak, rosewood ...
January 10, 2009
River City Clocks Chiming American Regulator Wall Clock with Swinging Pendulum and Oak Finish - 27 Inches Tall - Model # 3416O
I am beyond thrilled with this clock. It has a nice voice and is really LOUD. I had to turn it all the way back in my small home, so it would sound really nice in larger homes also. It is well made and just beautiful. I chose the Westminster chimes as the ...
September 29, 2008