The top ten most famous clocks - Clock Corner

The top ten most famous clocks

December 08, 2020 6 min read

Whether through design, architecture or function, this is our choice of the top ten most famous clocks in the world. All are closely linked to the social and political history of their locations or commemorate a specific event in world history.
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How do I know if my grandfather clock is antique?

How do I know if my grandfather clock is antique?

November 11, 2020 5 min read

It may look the part, but how do I know if my grandfather clock is antique? With ‘antique’ usually used to describe clocks over 100 years old, most are.  Modern forgeries are rare as plausible fakes are difficult to make and enough genuine examples still exist to supply the demand.
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Lockdown and shop closures...

November 03, 2020 1 min read

With the impending National Lockdown (Thurs 5th Nov) Clock Corner will be closing the shop and operating an appointment service, to enable work to be dropped off and/or collected. This will allow us to continue providing our services and to protect our staff and customers.
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How to look after a grandfather clock

How to look after a grandfather clock

October 30, 2020 5 min read

Whether yours is a recent purchase or a family heirloom, it is important to know how to look after a grandfather clock. Grand and imposing, yet elegant and delicate in its workings, a grandfather clock will be a treasured feature of the owners home.
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Clock Corner | Blog | History of the grandfather clock

History of the grandfather clock

October 20, 2020 5 min read

The history of the grandfather clock stretches back further than most people would imagine. The first mechanical clock on record was built by the future Pope Sylvester II in 996 for the German town of Magdeburg.
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How often should my mechanical clock be serviced?

How often should my mechanical clock be serviced?

October 13, 2020 1 min read

Servicing a clock is really just another term for cleaning. Nobody can expect their car to run faultlessly for years without any maintenance.
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Carrying out the overhaul of a 30-hour Grandfather clock movement and case

October 10, 2020 1 min read

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Chester's famous Eastgate Clock

September 25, 2020 1 min read

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So what is the difference between a Grandfather, a Grandmother and a Granddaughter clock?

September 25, 2020 1 min read

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30 hour..? 8 day..?

August 28, 2020 1 min read

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Ongoing Covid-19 management

August 24, 2020 1 min read

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Focussing in on ..... Clocks!

August 24, 2020 1 min read

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