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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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Oak Standing Clock

April 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
4461ED Goes, Netherlands

€200 (starting bid)

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A Beautiful Signed Pieter Klok Standing Amsterdam Clock

April 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
4461ED Goes, Netherlands

€4,000 (starting bid)

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GEORGE III PERIOD LACQUERED LONGCASE CLOCK

April 25, 2017, 10:30 AM BST
Durrow, Ireland

€1,500 (starting bid)

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GEORGE III PERIOD MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY LONGCASE CLOCK

April 25, 2017, 10:30 AM BST
Durrow, Ireland

€1,500 (starting bid)

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AN AMERICAN MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK

April 25, 2017, 7:00 PM CET
Sevilla, Spain

€800 (starting bid)

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Chippendale carved walnut tall case clock, David Rittenhouse (1732-1796), Philadelphia, PA, circa 1775

April 26, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$15,000 (starting bid)

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Carved and incised slate miniature tall case clock, Probably Welsh, mid 19th century

April 26, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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A WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK

April 26, 2017, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€500 (starting bid)

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AN EBONIZED WOOD LONGCASE CLOCK

April 26, 2017, 7:00 PM CET
Sevilla, Spain

€360 (starting bid)

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Big case clock, english style

April 27, 2017, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€300 (starting bid)

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An English style longcase clock

April 27, 2017, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€250 (starting bid)

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Tempus Fugit Grandfather Clock Working Condition

April 27, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

$200 (1 bid)

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RELÓGIO DE CAIXA ALTA

April 27, 2017, 9:30 PM WET
Porto, Portugal

€450 (starting bid)

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RELÓGIO DE CAIXA ALTA

April 27, 2017, 9:30 PM WET
Porto, Portugal

€250 (starting bid)

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Bodenstanduhr

April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM WET
Radolfzell, Germany

€800 (starting bid)

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Long case clock

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM CET
Mülheim, Germany

€180 (starting bid)

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Bergische long case clock

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM CET
Mülheim, Germany

€600 (starting bid)

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Long case clock

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM CET
Mülheim, Germany

€390 (starting bid)

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ENGLISH GEORGIAN MAHOGANY TALL CASE CLOCK

April 29, 2017, 9:30 AM EST
Mt. Crawford, VA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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GUSTAV BECKER TALL CASE CLOCK

April 29, 2017, 9:30 AM EST
Mt. Crawford, VA, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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American Chippendale Walnut Tall Clock

April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Camden, SC, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Georgian Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock

April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Camden, SC, USA

$750 (1 bid)

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Mission Oak Grandfather Clock

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Rockaway, NJ, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Mahogany Chippendale Grandfather Clock

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Rockaway, NJ, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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A Mahogany Tempus Fugit Long Case Clock

April 30, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Alexandria, Australia

AUD50 (starting bid)

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very tall 1800's French grandfather clock

April 30, 2017, 7:00 AM EST
Morrisville, PA, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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antique George III longcase or grandfather clock by John Chambley

April 30, 2017, 7:00 AM EST
Morrisville, PA, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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ANTIQUE MAHOGANY TALL CLOCK JOHN PICKETT

April 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Rehoboth , MA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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INLAID MAHOGANY GRANDMOTHER CLOCK

April 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Rehoboth , MA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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