Dating longcase clocks

Such value for money comes in the shape of an elegant George III mahogany cased clock sporting a white painted dial and 8 day movement.Should £1,500 be beyond your budget then don't despair as oak cased country clocks of 30 hour duration can be found selling at auction for less than £600.

I have concentrated on the American clock companies for my collection, so there is much for me to learn about clocks from outside the US.

The question I get most from the comment form on this web site is: “What can you tell me about this clock?

Also, if I know anything about your clock, I will also post a comment for you.

Post the clock you would like to learn more about here.

When I first started my antique clock collection, the first thing I noticed was how little I knew about the clocks I had.

There are so many styles and types of clocks, made by so many clock makers and from so many countries, that I was totally lost. I’m still a long way from knowing everything though.

There are several components that divide grandfather clocks onto its category.

Due to the increasing long case clocks varieties that are emerging, they are further broken down onto other means of classifications.

Over time the designs evolved and the first recognisable longcase clocks were being made by makers like Edward East and Fromanteel during the 1670s.

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