Tag Archives: Clocks

Publisher's Corner: March 2016

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Timeless Precision & Craftsmanship By Maxine Carter-Lome From the earliest sundials dating from about 3500 BC to the launch of the Apple Watch this past year, our fascination with horology, the study and measurement of time, and attraction to the instruments, clocks, and personal timepieces that measure and record it, remain steadfast. For collectors, it […]

Horological history made at Fontaine's Auction Gallery Nov. 14

An E. Howard No. 43 Astronomical Regulator Clock sells for $254,100, a new auction record for an E. Howard No. 43. Clock was the top lot in an auction that grossed $1.5 million PITTSFIELD, Mass… An E. Howard & Company (Boston) No. 43 astronomical floor regulator clock, 105 inches tall and in fine operating condition, soared to […]

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A large scale patinated and gilt bronze mantel clock, dating to the 1880s and signed by maker Deniere & Cailleaux, sold for $28,125 at a Decorative Arts Auction held July 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, an oil on canvas depiction […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Men's Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Men's Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Men’s Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and handsome men’s Longines wristwatch, purchased in the 1940s and descended in the same family ever since, sold for $50,600 at an Advertising, Scientific and Art Auction held May 31 by Cottone Auctions in […]

Cartier pendulette clock, $174,000, Skinner, Inc.

Cartier pendulette clock, $174,000, Skinner, Inc.

Cartier pendulette clock, $174,000, Skinner, Inc. Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An early 20th century fine Edwardian carved agate and enamel pendulette clock by Cartier sold for $174,000 at a Fine Jewelry Auction held Mar. 12 by Skinner, Inc., in Boston, Mass. Also, a natural pearl necklace […]

Bookshelf: Rare and Unusual Black Forest Clocks

Bookshelf: [amazon_link id=”0764340913″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Rare and Unusual Black Forest Clocks[/amazon_link] – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 By: Justin J. Miller Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Pages: 304 Price: Hardcover $89.99 The creativity, innovation, and craftsmanship represented by the clocks from Germany’s Black Forest region are well covered in this definitive guide. English-speaking […]

Antique Clocks: Time to Buy? …Tips & Trends for Dealers & Collectors

Antique Clocks: time to Buy? Tips and Trends for Dealers and Collectors – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2002 By Jeff Savage A sea of pretty faces, many accompanied by striking figures, greeted me as I entered the convention hall. They all promised a good time, but I was wary. If I […]