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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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RELÓGIO DE CAIXA ALTA FRANCÊS

May 25, 2017, 9:30 PM WET
Porto, Portugal

€250 (starting bid)

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Grand Daughter Clock 1930's dark wood clock, brushed metal face. Approx height 49 inches.

May 26, 2017, 10:00 AM BST
St Annes , United Kingdom

£8 (starting bid)

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Modern Longcase Clock Battery Operated

May 26, 2017, 10:00 AM BST
St Annes , United Kingdom

£16 (starting bid)

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No Image Available

May 27, 2017, 2:00 PM BST
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom

£120 (starting bid)

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Inlaid & Carved Mahogany

May 27, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Chattanooga, TN, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Late 19th/Early 20th C Oak Grandfather Clock  20

May 27, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Chattanooga, TN, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Grandfather Clock w/ Pendulum and Key

May 27, 2017, 10:00 AM PST
San Leandro, CA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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A Mahogany Tempus Fugit Long Case Clock

May 28, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Alexandria, Australia

AUD50 (starting bid)

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English standing clock

May 28, 2017, 3:00 PM EET
Gent, Belgium

€100 (starting bid)

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18th C. French Tall Case Clock, 7'10

May 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Dorset , VT, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Silas Hoadley Tall Case Clock with Wooden Works 88'5

May 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Dorset , VT, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Mahogany long cased clock with Westminster chimes.

May 29, 2017, 5:30 PM BST
Belturbet, Ireland

€120 (starting bid)

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FRENCH CARVED WALNUT TALL CASE CLOCK, 18TH CENTURY

May 29, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Scotts Valley, CA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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OAK INLAID TALL CASE CLOCK, 18TH CENTURY

May 29, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Scotts Valley, CA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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19th. C. longcase clock. SMITH of MONAGHAN.

May 30, 2017, 5:30 PM BST
Belturbet, Ireland

€600 (starting bid)

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Georgian inlaid mahogany long cased clock with painted arch dial signed by

May 30, 2017, 5:30 PM BST
Belturbet, Ireland

€480 (starting bid)

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William IV. Mahogany drum head long cased clock.

May 30, 2017, 5:30 PM BST
Belturbet, Ireland

€800 (starting bid)

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An English Chippendale Mahogany and Oak Tall Case Clock, 19th Century,

May 31, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Cleveland , OH, USA

$550 (starting bid)

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MAHOGANY GRANDFATHER CLOCK CASE

May 31, 2017, 12:30 PM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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ENGLISH TALL CASE CLOCK.

June 2, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Delaware , OH, USA

$125 (starting bid)

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D. ANDREW KATES SHAKER-STYLE TALL CASE CLOCK.

June 2, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Delaware , OH, USA

$125 (starting bid)

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Howard Miller Grandfather Clock

June 3, 2017, 8:00 AM CST
Panama City, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Baldwin Federal style mahogany tall-case clock

June 3, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Towson, MD, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Louis XVI style painted tall-case clock

June 3, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Towson, MD, USA

$125 (starting bid)

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L & JG Stickley tall case clock, #86 25.5”w x 15”d x 80”h

June 3, 2017, 10:00 AM CST
Oak Park, IL, USA

$5,000 (starting bid)

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Benjamin Willard, Roxbury, Mass. tall case clock.

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Falls Church, VA, USA

$4,000 (starting bid)

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Scottish grandfather clock, c.1850s.

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Falls Church, VA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Riley Whiting CT Wooden Gear Pine Tall Case Clock

June 3, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Cranston, RI, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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French carved oak 3 weight longcase clock

June 4, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Ocean Grove , Australia

AUD360 (starting bid)

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very tall 1800's French grandfather clock

June 5, 2017, 7:00 AM EST
Morrisville, PA, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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A Longcase Clock

June 6, 2017, 7:30 PM GMT
Lisbon, Portugal

€700 (starting bid)

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An oak and mahogany longcase clock, with eight-day bell striking movement...

June 7, 2017, 10:00 AM BST
Newbury, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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Piccolo orologio a torre

June 7, 2017, 3:30 PM CET
Roma, Italy

€200 (starting bid)

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MOBILE

June 7, 2017, 4:00 PM CET
Genoa, Italy

€1,300 (starting bid)

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Stained Pine Tall Case Clock

June 9, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Garnet Valley, PA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Art Nouveau Style Oak Tall Case Clock

June 10, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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A GEORGE III INLAID MAHOGANY LONG CASE CLOCK, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY,

June 10, 2017, 1:00 PM CST
Houston, TX, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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George III Oak Long Case Clock, John Jefferis

June 11, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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19th c. Nelson H. Brown tall case clock, 102

June 11, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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George Hoff tall case clock

June 17, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Ephrata, PA, USA

$2,500 (starting bid)

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Eagle inlaid tall case clock

June 17, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Ephrata, PA, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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The

June 17, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Ephrata, PA, USA

$2,500 (starting bid)

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Philip Franck tall case clock

June 17, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Ephrata, PA, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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Miniature Grandfather Table Clock

June 17, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Pittsfield, MA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Waterbury No. 16 Pinwheel Floor Regulator

June 17, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Pittsfield, MA, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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