Antique Clocks


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Time governs your day! Let it be a Telechron clock time.
Where Telechron clocks were, there was accuracy! For Telechron clocks gave you Observatory Time right in your own home, when once connected to the regular lighting current and correctly set. No regulating was needed, and no more winding forever! The Telechron clocks came with no springs or escapement to get out of order, but its marvelous little motor just went on day in and day out furnishing correct time through the regulated electric impulses sent out by the public service power company.
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The Mantle Clock greatly resemble the bracket clock except there were no carrying handle. The invention of the mantel piece provided a logical resting place for the clock, as well as the focal point in a siting room. There was therefore no limited to what it could be done with a mantel clock; it was a form of applied art and science in which there were no rules.

Antique Mantel Clocks are the handsomest timekeepers, it will harmonize perfectly with any furniture. An Antique Mantel Clock graceful stream line designs reflect the art of skilled designers, making it an article of beauty. Neither pictures nor descriptions can do a handsome Antique Mantel Clocks justice you must see one on your mantel to appreciate its many sterling qualities.
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The Waltham Clock, that is what generation after generation named this beautiful heirlooms, held as a family relics for many generations. Its worth beyond money. Its associations the very life of the immortal dead who created its beauty and service for us to treasure and keep.

Have you a Waltham Clock? What is the most lovely, or more useful as a gift to be a perpetual memory of home and name for your children and your children's children? Waltham Clocks have kept alive upon this continent the enduring, simple beauty of the old world and colonial masterpieces.

The Waltham Clocks are given the same distinction as a work of art and is even a more perfect clock, in workmanship, than these glorious examples which are found on this page. It is because the Waltham Clocks horological standards were so embracing of all that was best in clock making in the past that the fame of Waltham has gone to the uttermost ends of the earth.
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Through all the years to came an Antique Gilbert Clock will quietly and unobtrusively fill its place in the everyday life. Wearing the face of a trusted and familiar friend, the tenderest memories will cluster about Antique Gilbert Clocks.

Beauty of line, harmony of design and strict accuracy were the signs manual of the company that has engaged in good clock making since 1807. Antique Gilbert Clocks,  silent and with voices- Cathedral gongs and Normandy chimes.

The Clock on the mantel the first thing to catch the eye. A fine Gilbert Clock rightly chosen from the exceptional complete Gilbert line blends with the
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The traditional values of horology were as far from the mind of Erhard Junghans in 1861 as the manufacture of portable timepieces, whether for the pocket or the wrist. The purpose of the "Uhrenfabriken Gebriider Junghans AG" then settled in Schramberg, Wiirttemberg, was mainly the produce of low-cost components for clocks of the common Black Forest range.

Erhard's projects depended on the skills of his brother, Franz Xaver, who had emigrated to America in 1845, for he had made him an appealing offer: to purchase advanced equipment as well as tools abroad and then to become an associate in Schramberg.

In 1862 the brothers were together in Schramberg with the machinery. Before long the order book was displaying the favorable popularity of Junghans goods. The following stage was the manufacturing of finished clocks in accordance to American procedures of division of labor.

In 1870, when Erhard Junghans breathed his last, 100 workers finalized about 100 Junghans Clocks per day. There after, every road led to a persistent growth of the product range and later on had at times, over 3000 employees, the largest clock manufacturer in the world.
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Lenzkirch Clocks, was one of the leading companies in the Black Forest clock production. Founded in 1851, the company produced and sold in over 80 years of existence, well over 2 million clocks. Lenzkirch Clocks was taken over after financial difficulties by the company Junghans and disbanded in August 1929.

In 1840 Eduard Hauser (born August 21, 1825; † 1900) in Lenzkirch trained as a watchmaker in the workshop of master organ builder Ignaz Schöpperle (1810 † 1882). Shortly after his training Hauser turned to the manufacture of clocks and traveled to the former watchmaker centers in England, France and Switzerland. At that time the Black Forest clock suffered from low quality and lack of precision. They were less effective, made mostly in home offices and with inferior materials. Hauser brought from his travels knowledge of efficient mass production and the use of precision machines.

Together with Schöpperle he opened a clock-making company in the organ factory and employs 14 employees with the manufacture of precision clocks and parts. In 1899 Eduard Hauser retired from work after 47 years on the company.

A production of large pendulum clocks in the Viennese style established the worldwide reputation at the industrial exhibition in Villigen in 1860 and a year later in Karlsruhe, the clocks, each received a gold medal. The products manufactured by the company Lenzkirch clocks and watches enjoy an excellent reputation today.

For their products, the company won 15 awards at international exhibitions, including: 1854 Munich, - 1860 Villingen, - 1861 Karlsruhe, - 1862 London, - 1867 Expo Paris, - 1875 Chile, - 1877 Philadelphia, - 1888 Exposicion Universal de Barcelona.
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Kienzle is a German clock company with headquarters in Hamburg. The company is one of Germany's oldest watch brands. Kienzle clock factory was founded in 1822 in Schwenningen am Neckar German by master watchmaker Johannes Schlenker. Around 1883 under his grandson, Karl Johannes Schlenker and Jakob Kienzle there was a standard production of alarm clocks and Regulateur works under the signature Schlenker & Kienzle.

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Mauthe clocks is a name that goes back to the founder Friedrich Mauthe (1822-1884). Mauthe, founded a watch factory in 1844 in Schwenningen. End of the 1860s began with the manufacturing of wall clocks. Mauthe used in the 1880s, an eagle in the clutches of a subdivided circle with the initials of the founder of F and M as the logo. By 1900, the watchmakers employed more than 1,100 people and produced a full line of alarm clocks, pendulum wall clocks, grandfather clocks and office clocks.
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Gustav Edward Becker (born May 2, 1819 in Oels, Silesia, † September 17, 1885 in Berchtesgaden) was a German watchmaker and founder of the Gustav Becker Clocks brand.

He learned the watchmaker's craft in Silesia and expanded his knowledge to watch makers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The trips enabled him to hone his craft and to develop into an outstanding master watchmaker.

Gustav Becker presented his clocks on the Silesian industrial exhibition in 1852 and won a gold medal. The cross shape of this medal was later influenced the work of boards and to anchor near the Gustav Becker trademark.

The initially produced simple pendulum clocks in 1860 gave way to more expensive clocks decorated with ornate and carved boxes and high-quality works. Production increased dramatically in the years that followed, in 1875 the production exceeded the 300,000 mark made clocks. Becker was able to win prizes at exhibitions worldwide, such as London, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne, Berlin and Amsterdam.

A Gustav Becker clock is well-known for their excellent craftsmanship and the Gustav Becker Clocks brand on a timepiece is going to make it more expensive compared to others antique clocks of alike quality. These clocks are collectible works of art that range from very simple to elaborately ornate. The casework often incorporated hand carving. While Gustav Edward Becker only lived until 1885, clocks bore his brand until 1935.
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Seth Thomas Sonora Antique Clocks

Your finest pieces acquire New Beauty. Through inheritance or purchase you possess some uncommonly fine pieces of furniture. Perhaps a graceful desk, a quaint highboy or lowboy, or a well-wrought bookcase.
It is more than likely that one added touch will bring out the fine points of your prized piece. In nearly every instance, an appropriate clock place atop it will give needed contrast and life.
No ordinary clock will serve the purpose, of course. But in New England there was a group of craftsmen whose pride it was to create beautiful clocks. In design and cabinet work and mechanism, their handiwork was perfection.
For more than a hundred years Seth Thomas Sonora Antique Clocks have combined beauty and utility. Today we appreciate more fully than ever before the inimitable touch bestowed by these Seth Thomas Sonora Antique Clocks masterpieces.
In the past the mode decreed at least one clock in every room. Sometimes a wall-bracket for the Seth Thomas relieves the severity of an inert wall. And no other mantel decoration could compare with a graceful Seth Thomas Sonora Clocks.
Whatever the size of the room you are decorating, whatever its dominant theme, you can safely make an Antique Seth Thomas Sonora Clocks the key-note of its mood. The inspiration of Antique Seth Thomas Sonora Clocks came from many sources-Georgian, Elizabethan, Colonial and French-each a delight to the eye.
People of taste are welcoming the vogue of antique clocks, and making full use of their decorative possibilities.
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