A good time to jog memories
I cleared my schedule of other early-evening activities this week with a specific purpose in mind, and that purpose was to place a telephone call my mother, who lives in North Carolina. Our visits tend to test the battery life of wireless handsets ...
June 19, 2015
Clocks' many duties stand the test of time
“We have digital grandfather clocks that use media cards and have digital sounds from music boxes,” such as a recording of the sound of the bells at Westminster Abbey, Childs said. “It's phenomenal. “We have found that there is increased interest in ...
March 6, 2015
Massive gift keeps nation's last clock school ticking
A four-car garage, two rooms inside the Klein home and a shed held treasures, plus boxes of clock hands, chimes, pendulums and other clock innards. Kopperud planned to hire a truck company to bring the gift, but soon got a shock — it would cost about ...
February 27, 2015
Dust off your antiques for Go-Art!'s first-ever Appraisal Fair
Upson has a mantle clock with Westminster chimes and Wyrwa may also bring in a pocketwatch, piece of vintage jewelry or her mother's shadow box with intricate carving on it. “I'm just curious what they're worth,” she said. Goergen has her item ready to ...
March 26, 2015
Downtown businesses reel from quake
The Sam Kee Laundry building, which currently houses The Vintner's Collective, shows damage from the 6.0 earthquake that struck Napa at 3:20 a.m. Sunday. 2014-08-24T20:45:00Z 2014-08-24T21:18:30Z JENNIFER ...
August 24, 2014
The grandfather clock
In rotation? His interpretation of these cryptic orders produced a tune not at all like the chimes of Westminster, and it took common sense and instinct to guide him to the opening cadence: C, B-flat, A-flat, E-flat, through to the slightly dissonant ...
October 7, 2014
The time lords
he explains, and he enjoys the craftsmanship that you can only find in antique clocks. The shop itself contains hundreds of clocks — wood ones, metal ones, car and cat-shaped ones, all ticking away, filling the crowded Edmonton shop with bings ...
August 23, 2014
Special Clocks Suppliers
Lean manufacturing capable manufacturer & distributor of standard & custom special clocks including wall, desk & mantle clocks ... Special clocks are available with westminster chime & seasonal bell music. Clock dials & hands are available in various ...
June 8, 2015
Clocks’ many duties stand the test of time
Time never stands still at the Old Time Clock Shop in Wichita. In fact, as you step into the warm confines of the small shop at 1946 W. 13th St. – the only clock store in Wichita – you can hear time move. It whirs, strikes, tick-tocks and chimes all ...
March 6, 2015
Clock school at the prison in Pendleton is still ticking
PENDLETON ... over eight nautical clocks made from brass and nickel. “You would find these on the bridge of a ship,” he said. Among the dozens of clocks placed around the room were vintage cuckoo clocks, a Westminster mantel clock from 1900 and ...
March 2, 2015
Clock school at Oregon prison still ticking
Besides the clocks, there were over 60 years of accumulation by the aerospace engineer-turned-clockmaker. A four-car garage, two rooms inside the Klein home and a shed held treasures, plus boxes of clock hands, chimes, pendulums and other clock innards.
March 1, 2015
Sophie Mantel Clock w Triple Chime Movement a
Dress up your mantel or accent table with this decorative clock. Carved leaf details with ... behind a convex glass crystal. Quartz, triple chime Harmonic movement plays your choice of Westminster, Ave Maria, or Bim Bam chimes, with volume control and ...
December 10, 2013
Murray Mantel Clock w Bun Feet and Triple Chi
Details like rosettes and bun feet are prominent. Classic, black spade hands. Plays Ave Maria, Westminster or Bim Bam chimes. This mantel clock's decorative details include applied rosettes and bunn feet. The aged dial offers black Arabic numerals with ...
December 10, 2013
Like clock? Work
Growing up, our farm kitchen had one clock, a round-faced, practical sort in a tan plastic case, hung on the soffit above the sink. We also had a mahogany-colored mantel clock ... was a grandfather clock with Westminster chimes. A pretty tone, but on ...
September 10, 2013