• 29
    Jun

Ask A Worthologist Question: A Long Case Clock

  Jennifer M. is trying to identify a grandfather clock she picked up. So she engaged WorthPoint’s “Ask a Worthologist” service, and it was forwarded to me. Here is her question: “This grandfather clock came from an old home in Rhode Island. We got what we feel is a good deal on it; we paid […]

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  • 15
    Jun

Clean It Up but Keep It Original – Seven Hints on Restoring Antique Clocks

Ken and Susan Markley, who run Old Timers Clocks on GoAntiques.com, have some great tips on bringing a luster back to that old clock on the mantle. For more than 20 years, Old Timers Clocks has sold all sorts of antique clocks, including tall case, mantle and shelf varieties. Although some are housed in porcelain, […]

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  • 18
    Aug

New Haven Clock Company a Most Prolific Operation

The New Haven Clock Company was one of the most prolific of the early American New England clock companies. Some indication of the range and scope of their production is that auction listings over the years indicate more than 300 different models were produced , including shelf clocks, clocks with china cases, figural clocks and […]

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  • 9
    Feb

An Introduction to Marine Timekeepers

This article could also be named “An introduction to transportation clocks,” because these types of clocks were used by navigators, meaning travelers, explorers and mapmakers to identify their locations by using the correct time and location of the heavenly bodies to pinpoint their whereabouts. However, mariners were noted in history to be the most prolific […]

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  • 13
    Jan

Interest in, Value of King Memorabilia Rise

This month’s significance will be indelibly etched in American history with Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20 as the nation’s first African-American president. And only the day before, we observe Martin Luther King’s birthday. It’s an extraordinary moment that stamps an exclamation point on hundreds of years of shameful history. Slavery. Jim Crow laws that […]

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  • 13
    Nov

Timely Deals at Clock Auction

Editor’s Note: Mark Peer, WorthPoint’s Worthologist specializing in antique clocks, reports on the recent Fontaine’s auction that featured many spectacular antiques.

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  • 3
    Sep

Collecting clocks? Join the club!

If you like old clocks, are curious or just like to fix intricate mechanisms, have a look around at www.nawcc.org.

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