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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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Quartz tall case clock

April 30, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Forest Hill, MD, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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GEORGE III INLAID MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK, COLIN CROLL OF PERTH

May 1, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Hudson, NY, USA

$700 (starting bid)

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LORENZ FURTWANGLER & SON VINTAGE CARVED CASE CLOCK

May 1, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Winston Salem, NC, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Early 19th. C. oak long cased clock with square painted dial.

May 2, 2016, 12:00 PM GMT
Belturbet, Ireland

€160 (starting bid)

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19th. C. painted dial for long cased clock. { 33cm square }.

May 2, 2016, 12:00 PM GMT
Belturbet, Ireland

€60 (starting bid)

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Early 19th. C. Inlaid mahogany long cased clock with painted arched dial.

May 2, 2016, 12:00 PM GMT
Belturbet, Ireland

€200 (starting bid)

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RIDGEWAY TALL CASE FLOOR CLOCK, Ridgeway Clock Co.

May 3, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Regulator 'Laterndluhr'. Brass anchor escapement with weight and seconds pe

May 4, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€5,000 (starting bid)

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Grandfather clock. Mahogany, rootwood veneer. Copper clockface marked 'Barn

May 4, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Antwerp, Belgium

€10 (starting bid)

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RIDGEWAY GRANDFATHER CLOCK, TRIPLE CHIME,

May 4, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Nazareth, PA, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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UNMARKED 5 TUBE GRANDFATHER CLOCK

May 4, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Nazareth, PA, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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DANEKER CHAIN DRIVEN GRANDFATHER CLOCK

May 4, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Nazareth, PA, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Philipp Haas & Sohne Mahogany Inlaid Mantel Clock, Domed Top With Turned Su

May 6, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
St Annes , United Kingdom

£120 (starting bid)

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18th C. English Mahogany Tall Case Clock

May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$500 (1 bid)

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79” Herschedes 5 Tube Hall Clock 3 Weight, Moon Phase Dial: Not tested.

May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
Marshalltown, IA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Mahogany Tall Case Clock, George Baldwin

May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Tall Case Clock,

May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$1,300 (starting bid)

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Thomas Barrett Chinoiserie Lacquered Tall Case

May 8, 2016, 11:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Irish Georgian Mahogany Tall Case Clock

May 8, 2016, 11:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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May 11, 2016, 10:30 AM EET
Turin, Italy

€700 (starting bid)

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A 19th Century mahogany cased chiming mantel clock The arched reeded case w

May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Tarporley, United Kingdom

£80 (starting bid)

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An early 19th Century mahogany and oak cased eight-day longcase clock The t

May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Tarporley, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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An 18th Century oak cased eight-day longcase clock, John Allen of Macclesfi

May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Tarporley, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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An Edwardian chiming longcase clock The mahogany case enclosing engraved si

May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Tarporley, United Kingdom

£1,400 (starting bid)

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A Victorian mahogany cased eight-day longcase clock The arched upper pedime

May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Tarporley, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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A 19th Century oak and mahogany eight-day longcase clock, Sam Collier, Eccl

May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Tarporley, United Kingdom

£500 (starting bid)

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A pine cased eight-day longcase clock, Galloway Kilbirnie, 18th / 19th Cent

May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Tarporley, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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A late 18th Century eight-day oak longcase clock, James Gray of Edinburgh T

May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Tarporley, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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George III Style Oak Tall Case Clock 19th Century

May 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Washington, DC, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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George III Style Pine Tall Case Clock A & G Wyllies, Dumfries, 19th Century

May 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Washington, DC, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Victorian Mahogany Tall Case Clock Last Half 19th Century

May 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Washington, DC, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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George III Style Mahogany Crossbanded Oak Tall Case Clock John Packer, Tingewick, Circa 1800

May 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Washington, DC, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Chippendale Mahogany Tall Case Clock Probably Pennsylvania, Late 18th Century

May 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Washington, DC, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Federal Cherry Tall Case Clock Pennsylvania, Early 19th Century

May 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Washington, DC, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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