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There are many ways to identify and date an antique clock. But some of the most common things to look at first are usually the most helpful.
When I first started my antique clock collection, the first thing I noticed was how little I knew about the clocks I had.
If, on the other hand, you just want help identifying one or two clocks you happen to have, post it here. If you know anything about our visitor's clocks below, please help them out by sharing your knowledge. I bought this lovely mantel clock from a small auction in Leicester, 3 years ago. It is quite beautiful and is painted in toned down colors. This United clock was from a friend of my great aunt.
Father-in-law's clock that was his grandmother's My father in law is 70 years old, and he acquired this clock when his grandmother died at over 80 years of age, but we would like to know it's history … The actual auctioneer was competing with me, but I won the clock. Looking for information on this cute little clock This clock was in my Mother's basement for many years and discovered after she passed away. Stone on the British Queen I have a clock that has a plate that states it was presented to Mr. As I am researching, I see that all the other clocks of this type might have been spray painted because the beautiful pink stone that is within the crown …
All these items have dates and companies that used them along with the years they were in use. I just bought this sweet, pine grandfather clock...although I am not sure it qualifies since it has a battery in its face. However, I have no idea how old it is, the only thing I know is it's made by William L. New Haven 'Occidental' American Parlor Clock I don't know much about the clock. It was given to me in the late 1980's in Utah and all I know about it was the fellow said that the clock … Brass Swiss 8 Day alarm clock with brass ring stand My brother was a retired sargent major in the Marine Corp (deceased).
So, as you can see, there is a lot to learn if you want to do this yourself. Stone on the British Queen by friends and customers in high esteem and … Grandmother Clock which we think is made by JFC This clock was handed down from my Gran to my mother, I'm not really sure on the value of this clock as it is missing the pendulum. 1950s German - Switzerland Cuckoo Clock Regula plays Auf Wiedersehen This clock is approximately 50 plus years old. The back of the mantel clock has a label Wm L Gilbert Clock Co, Winnstead, Conn.. He owned a brass 8 day Cross travel alarm clock with a folding brass ring stand …
Sometimes, however, the dial may have the name of a retailer, or other special name that was requested by the customer.
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