Old Clock nice wood and brass good glass works great have both keys Seller wants $60. Nice Sessions American time and strike mantel clock at a good price but really, 2 keys? All American time and strike clocks require one key only.
The other day I decided to explore my humble beginnings and realized that 240 posts ago was post number one. Three years ago I had recently retired and I decided to look into blogging, something I always wanted to do. I never considered myself a great writer. I do not have that natural flair that … More 240 clock posts later and still ticking away
Tick-Talk Tuesday is about the letters and comments I have received from you, the reader, concerning your clock, issues you might have had, challenges you face or a clock you would like me to profile and my responses to your questions with advice on your particular clock concern. For those comments and questions that stump … More Tick Talk Tuesday #14 – Can you tell me something about my Forestville clock
While on a vacation in the Dominican Republic we brought along an old Westclox wind-up mechanical travel alarm clock for no other reason but to have it as a curiosity and of course, to get us up in the morning. We have all grown used used to electronic alarms (cell phone or tablet) to wake … More Westclox travel alarm clock made in China
On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic my wife and I spent the day in the capital city of Santo Domingo. It is the largest city in the Dominican Republic and the oldest city in the Americas. Although the city considers itself a European in style and architecture, in appearance it is not unlike … More The sundial – the earliest time telling object
I wasn’t on the lookout for another steeple clock but when I discovered this on a local online for-sale site I just could not pass it up. Let’s clear something up from the outset. The Hamilton Clock Co in the United States and the Hamilton Watch Co were probably associated with each other in some … More Interesting steeple clock from the short-lived Hamilton Clock Co. (Canada)
Some clock repair folks (horologists) love working on anniversary clocks and some just cannot seem to bond with them. I am in the former camp that finds them intriguing and interesting to work on. 90% of the time the only thing wrong with these clocks is a broken suspension spring I have 5 anniversary clocks … More Kundo 400 day oval anniversary clock – let’s get this thing working!
When I saw this listed on an online for sale site and not seeing a picture of the clock I was very curious. Imagine my amusement when I opened up the ad and saw this. THE AD: Vintage cast iron bango player clock beautiful piece Heavy 16 in tall great condition Well, it IS a … More Cast Iron Banjo Clock