The history of the clock face

The history of the clock face
Posted on 21 February 2017

One of the most vital elements of any analogue clock is the face; this is the feature that tells the time, and often a large part of the clocks story if there are inscriptions, engravings or other marks present. The classic clock face is recognised across the world, with the numbers 1-12 present representing the hours of the day. For time telling purposes there is also a short hour hand, long minute hand, and often a second hand. In 13th century Europe, when mechanical clocks were first creat... Read More »

Why are antiques a wise investment choice?

Why are antiques a wise investment choice?
Posted on 16 February 2017

The antiques market is one that has gained a lot of traction over the last few years, and with the current economic uncertainty, many are turning to antiques as investments over other options such as the stock markets. If you are wondering whether antiques are a wise choice of investment, take a look here to find out the answer… For the love of antiques Antiques can be obscure and beautiful, quirky in all kinds of ways, but one of the main driving factors behind investi... Read More »

Guide to spring-cleaning your antique clocks

Guide to spring-cleaning your antique clocks
Posted on 09 February 2017

As the new season approaches, it is time to look to your annual spring-cleaning routine and start to plan how best to tackle this task. It is highly recommended that your home should be spring cleaned on a room-by-room basis, ensuring that every spec of dust is removed and each room is looking pristine for the new season. Once you hit the treasure trove in which your fine antique clocks are stored, your cleaning routine will likely become a lot gentler and more meticulous to ensur... Read More »

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