Archive of October 2017 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Oct 24 2017

Old Church Clock St.Peters.Little Budworth 1727

The old church clock, made in 1727 is still in running and in reliable working order. The following extract from the original agreement in its construction is interesting, ” It is agreed this 18th of April 1727 between John Egerton esquire and Mr. Joseph Smith, clockmaker of Gloverstone in Chester, the said Mr. Smith for […]


Oct 19 2017

A Gatherer of Time by Alec Trivass

    an horologe aggregator, who lives in widnes town, gathered to him lots of clocks, bought for just a shilling down. steadily he added to his clock accumulation but was never satisfied with his clock aggregation.     he’s quite a jolly fellow who will help you if he can and if you share […]


Oct 15 2017

Thomas Green and Sisters Chester Clocks

Chester Courant-21st. December 1779 Watch and clock trade.- THOMAS GREEN and SISTERS of Nantwich, beg leave to return their sincere thanks to their late father’s friends and the public for the favours he received during his long continuance¬† in the watch and clock trade, and humbly inform them, that the business will be continued at […]


Oct 08 2017

Fish Leftovers

    a catalogue of ichthyes and many other creatures! can you categorize and itemize all of their features?   which of us would have known you knew so much of things piscean? as drawn on ancient pottery, both greek and mycenaean.     can you pigeonhole and classify, or register and scoop all the […]


Oct 04 2017

How Many Flies a Tail by Alec Trivass

how many flies to a tail? well a horse has a big tail for shifting flies, but that’s not what i mean now, is it? so how many flies to a tail? (well of course it’s a long tale, so listen carefully, or you’ll miss it!)   a chit-chat is a lizard that lives on […]