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  1. HowardHorology

    19th c German French My fourth clock acquisition : Meissen Cupid Clock

    Just in time to join my angels for Christmas! A Meissen Blanc de Chine architectural style porcelain cupid and cockerel porcelain clock base with 1880 Japy Freres Movement. 12'" x 13". The classical or First Empire styled clock case my be earlier. The movement is missing its pendulum. I hear...
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    Amazon Smile supports NAWCC

    I saw the banner on the home page and atop about supporting NAWCC. So I performed a charity search for "National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Inc" and parts of that, including "NAWCC" "clock", "watch", "collectors", "NAWCC, Columbia, PA" AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives. Nothing...
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    My Third Clock

    Hello all, Hope this finds you well. I have stayed with German made clocks so far on the clock collecting journey. This looks like a small table or desk clock? I thought maybe it was c. 1920-30 with its art deco look? We would love to hear your own observations. Cheers, Howard cc: LFS...
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    My Second Clock

    I liked the first clock so well that I acquired a better example from England, some of you may recall our discussion: My First Clock The only difference I noted besides the better quality, is a different back door and no "Made in Germany" on the dial so I estimated the date to be 1890. I hope...
  5. HowardHorology

    French Looking to acquire a second clock. French First Empire?

    Hi, I am looking to acquire my second clock already. I might have caught a clock collecting bug here in the forums. :eek: I wish to find a first Empire style small mantle clock c. 1810--give or take ten years each way. My budget unfortunately leaves me in the range where the mercury ormolu...
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    My First Clock

    Dear fellow members, This is my first "real" clock purchase for I am not counting all the battery powered clocks and cheap watches. Unfortunately it has come late in life. I have always admired the antique English bracket clocks, but found this reproduction more in line with my budget. What...
  7. HowardHorology

    French, London Exchange, Chronometer with Chinoiserie case & scenic dial

    Hi, Thanks for providing this resource and for taking the time to share your knowledge. I was thinking about giving this pocket watch as a wedding gift for my nephew this fall and was trying to learn more about it...

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