Archive of grandfather Archives - Antique Grandfather Clocks

May 04 2017

Lawrence Earnshaw An Extraordinary Cheshire Man(Part Five)

Several of the clocks made by Earnshaw  are still to be found in Stalybridge, Mossley, and the Mottram district. The works are of brass and are very heavy, the dials are of the same metal, and are elaborately chased with brass fretwork at the corners. In Those at Stalybridge, the wheels and other parts are […]

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Jul 05 2016


    “the face of the moment ticking away upon the mantlepiece portioned the day into twenty four hours dark, light, and grey   tho’ time passes slowly passing the buck with each passing minute never gets stuck, for ticking is living, and so he ‘tuck’.   so for hours, and yours and everyone’s time […]

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Jul 12 2012

Marquetry And Lacquered Grandfather Clock Cases

Marquetry and lacquered grandfather clock cases Both used to house top quality works. Made from the mid to late seventeeth century to the early to mid eighteenth century. I do not think that many, if any, Cheshire clockmakers would have housed their works in such cases. A marquetry case, housing a works by Thomas Talbot […]

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