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Grandfather Clocks

Grandfather clocks evolved with the development of the pendulum clock in the 17th century. Innovative clockmakers lengthened pendulums in order to create a more reliable timekeeping device, and a case was needed to protect the pendulum and weights for domestic clocks. This inconvenience was solved by creating the longcase style of clock, more commonly known as the grandfather clock.

By the mid-18th century, American clockmakers began making tall-case clocks by hand. Due to the heavy tax on brass and other clockmaking materials shipped from abroad, the colonial grandfather clock was made mostly of wood, including its movements.

Originally producing chiming wall and mantel clocks, Howard Miller began manufacturing grandfather clocks in the '60s including the colonial-style Barwick... Read more

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1920s German Oak Longcase Clock, with spring driven movement & glass panel door

July 29, 2016, 9:30 AM AEST
Leichhardt, Australia

AUD120 (starting bid)

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A longcase clock of architectural proportions, the brass dial pierced to th

July 29, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Newark, United Kingdom

£1,000 (starting bid)

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A George II black painted longcase clock, the arched dial inscribed to the

July 29, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Newark, United Kingdom

£100 (starting bid)

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An oak cased Granddaughter clock with brushed chromium plated chapter ring,

July 29, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Newark, United Kingdom

£20 (starting bid)

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A George III oak cased longcase clock with swan neck pediment, the arched e

July 29, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Newark, United Kingdom

£400 (starting bid)

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A 19th Century oak longcase clock case, the hood with flared cornice, denti

July 29, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Newark, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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An 18th century Chippendale period mahogany longcase clock by James Wood of

July 30, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Little Bytham, United Kingdom

£1,600 (starting bid)

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Georgian Mahogany Tall Case Clock

July 30, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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American Tall Case Clock, Luman Watson Dial

July 30, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Ridgeway Grandfather Clock

July 30, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Chattanooga, TN, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Arts & Crafts-style Oak Grandfather Clock  15.5

July 30, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Chattanooga, TN, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Antique German Brass Dial Grandfather Clock w/Weights & Pendulum  16

July 30, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Chattanooga, TN, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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George II Walnut Long-Case Clock

July 30, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City, NY, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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19th c. Continental Grandfather Clock

July 30, 2016, 3:00 PM EST
Copake, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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A George III mahogany tall-case clock

July 30, 2016, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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A Howard Miller & Co German Golden Oak grandfather clock .

July 31, 2016, 11:00 AM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD300 (starting bid)

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Circa 1800 Georgian Carved Oak Tall Case Clock

July 31, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Bluffton, SC, USA

$2,800 (starting bid)

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A grandfather or tall Lucite clock.

July 31, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Hallandale , FL, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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An early 19th Century figured mahogany longcase clock by Roberts of Charing,

August 3, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Canterbury, United Kingdom

£600 (starting bid)

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19thC Flame Mahogany Grandfather Clock

August 4, 2016, 9:30 AM CAT
Durban, South Africa

R6,000 (starting bid)

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Art Deco Mahogany Grandfather Clock

August 4, 2016, 9:30 AM CAT
Durban, South Africa

R2,500 (starting bid)

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Longcase clock : ' J Sharpe, Stamfordham ' c. 1858, an 8 day painted brea

August 5, 2016, 2:00 PM BST
Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

£400 (starting bid)

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Longcase Clock : E Nock, Warwick ( unknown in Baille / Loomes) early- mid

August 5, 2016, 2:00 PM BST
Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

£120 (starting bid)

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Longcase Clock case : an early-mid 18thC Oak longcase hood and case ( with

August 5, 2016, 2:00 PM BST
Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

£60 (starting bid)

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Longcase clock : An indistinctly signed  19thC painted  12'' dial  Grand Fa

August 5, 2016, 2:00 PM BST
Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

£110 (starting bid)

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ENGLISH TALL CASE CLOCK.

August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$275 (starting bid)

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CONTEMPORARY GERMAN TALL CASE CLOCK.

August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Delaware, OH, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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Federal Mahogany Longcase Clock

August 5, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Hudson, NY, USA

$350 (starting bid)

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EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED MAHOGANY TALL CASE CLOCK

August 8, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

$3,500 (starting bid)

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TEMPUS FUGIT West German Grandfather Clock

August 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Kisco, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Vintage RIDGEWAY Grandfather Clock

August 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Kisco, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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ETHAN ALLEN Grandfather Clock

August 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Kisco, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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A good mahogany cased grandfather clock with silve

August 11, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Honiton, United Kingdom

£560 (starting bid)

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