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Clocks and Hourglasses
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eye of the time clock Victorian desk clock
eye of the time clock ASC050
$68.75 $55.00
Victorian desk clock ASC052
$98.75 $79.00
nickel porthole clock prthole clock
nickel porthole lock ASC056
$58.75 $47.00
porthole clock ASC055
$68.75 $55.00
victorian dome watch nickel clock
Victorian dome watch ASC054
$98.75 $79.00
nickel clock ASC051
$68.75 $55.00
Savoy pocket watch victorian pocket watch
Savoy pocket watch ASC057
$61.25 $49.00
Victorian pocket watch ASC058
$61.25 $49.00
Royal mail travel clock porthole clock
Royal mail travel clock ASC045
$86.25 $69.00
porthole clock ASC043
$161.25 $129.00
captain barometer time-and-tide clock
captains barometer ASC041
$373.75 $299.00
time-and-tide clock ASC042
$436.25 $349.00
clocks base captains clock
clocks base ASC044
$36.25 $29.00
captains clock ASC040
$373.75 $299.00
sundial clock 50-year calendar
sundial clock ACO026
$48.75 $39.00
50-year calendar ABC006
$43.75 $35.00
navy clock
navy clock ASC048
$186.25 $149.00
nickel clock stand clock stand clock and globe stand
clock stand AGL000C
$36.25 $29.00
clock stand AGL000L
$61.25 $49.00
clock stand AGL000
$36.25 $29.00

Hourglasses / Sand Clocks

victorian dome watch victorian dome watch
pocket sandglass AHG001
$31.25 $25.00
pocket sandglass AHG001B
$31.25 $25.00
victorian dome watch victorian dome watch
30 min hourglass AHG007
$98.75 $79.00
hourglass on stand AHG008
$173.75 $139.00

Weather Glasses

wall weather glass weather glass
weather glass AWG011F
$123.75 $99.00
weather glass AWG015F
$136.25 $109.00
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CLOCKS | DECORATIVE CLOCKS | HOURGLASSES | SANDGLASSES

Collection of beautiful antique reproduction clocks, watches and hourglasses (sand clocks). Celebrating passage of time with elegant antique reproduction clocks and watches. Clocks selection includes Capitan's clocks and smaller Eye-of-the-Time clocks and stands. 3 and 30 min hourglasses available with or without stand.

 

clocks and watches - hours that count
Blink and it's over.... That's how people often feel about their lives. In today's fast world, many of us find keeping the pace harder than ever. This is probably one of the reasons why beautiful clocks are making a comeback as an important design element among collectors and laymen alike. Clocks have an enduring place in society. Humans have been inventing ways to measure time since the beginning of time... 👉🏻 clocks and watches

 

celebrate the passage of time with elegant antique reproduction clocks
There is something wondrous about clocks. From the earliest models, timepieces of even the most rudimentary design have had an elegance about them that defies logic. Their inner workings of springs and gears, the rhythmic tick-tock as they work seems to fascinate people of all ages and lifestyles all over the world. Some may argue that time is a man-made phenomenon; others believe that humans have always recognized the passage of time. While the concept of time in humankind is arguable, man has definitely constructed the items that move in rhythm to time's passage.... 👉🏻 antique reproduction clocks

 

hourglasses combine history, practicality and art
The hourglass is considered to be of European origin. Also called sand clocks, hourglasses are believed to have been developed around the 8th century. An advancement over the sundial and water clock, which had their own disadvantages, hour-glasses were smaller than other devices for keeping time and were the most dependable method of time-keeping for a number of applications. Hourglasses were very popular on board ships, as they were accurate and not easily affected by the motion of the ship, no matter how violently the ship rocked... 👉🏻 hourglasses (sand clocks)

 

Victorian engineers loved to tinker with design and make things look interesting and especially larger than life. A pocket watch transformed into a desk watch with convex optical glass magnifiers showing an enlarged dial and hands. Not exactly a travel watch this one is more desk bound, these watches are objects that delight with they translation of form. Turning into a gem under soft lamp light these watches don't easily get lost while always telling time.

clocks
👉🏻 Victorian desk clock; 👉🏻 nickel clock;

The hero of our story is an anonymous watchmaker in Regency London. Trying to combine a travel clock that needs to be small while easy to read. The epoque was candle light... little would he know that his spherical desk watch would be a highly collectable treasure. In times of need the lenses doubled to read maps and light the safari-cooking fire.

Victorian desk clock
👉🏻 Victorian desk clock;

eye-of-the-time clocks
👉🏻 eye of the time clock;

In an age when longitude was still defined by sextant and chronometer the vessel's wheelhouse carried a deck watch to keep time. In the tradition of these small practical watches this sturdy watch designed with an industrial nautical look. Made of brass and glass. Dials in contemporary style...

nautical decor | porthole desk clock
👉🏻 porthole clock;

A classic naval War II era timepiece designed in accordance with military specifications. Its unusual two-piece configuration has a hinged front section that swings open and unhinges, to access the movement and rear-mounting bracket. Displayed in a prominent location on the wardroom or bridge bulkhead the sturdy original was faithfully tended for weekly winding and regulation. With the modern movement provided, our Navy Clock's only attendant requirement is the possessor's admiration! An iconic design and with a truly historic nautical resonance.

This Navy clock is classic naval War II era timepiece designed in accordance with military specifications; available at InvitingHome.com
👉🏻 navy clock;

nautical decor | nickel porthole clock
👉🏻 nickel porthole lock;

Precious moments displayed under a hand blown glass dome. French finished cherry wood base. Brass replica of antique Victorian pocket watch. Nostalgia turned into the ultimate gift.

victorian clocks and watches
👉🏻 Victorian dome watch;

Commonplace in Victorian England, carriage clocks kept the mail couch and its passengers appraised of their scheduled departures and arrivals. Designed to take the rigors of the roughest roads, this durable little clock will withstand the test of time. Clock has French finished in black and bronze finished hardware.

Victorian clocks | Royal mail travel clock This handsome classic hourglass once ruled the schedule on a French Admirals command vessel. A wonderful gift, an accessory with an interesting history.

👉🏻 Royal mail travel clock;

👉🏻 hourglass on stand;

Sailing ships were on a 24-hour schedule. A crew divided in three groups worked four-hour shifts, with a couple of two-hour dog-watches in between to break the schedule. Only in extreme conditions when 'all hands' were called on deck, was it four hours on, eight hours off. A 30-minute hourglass placed next to the helmsman was turned each time the sand ran through. At the same time he rang the ships bell. One bell for the first glass, two for the second, up to eight for the last half hour of the watch, the signal for a new shift to begin. A half hour on board was called "Glass".

The function of the hourglass before the introduction of the chronometer was to keep track of time, essential for calculating longitude. Sailing from Cape Town east to Australia you really didn't want to end up on the infamous reefs out there. Finding latitude was done with sextants and tables. To define longitude, as parallel to the equator, time had to be measured properly. This handsome classic hourglass once ruled the schedule on a French Admiral's command vessel. A wonderful gift and an accessory with an interesting history.

Shadow clocks, later named sundials, were invented by Greeks and Romans and used by explorers during our age of discovery. The sundial played a fundamental role in finding local time. Watches were notoriously unreliable and needed to be reset often by using sun-time. And up till the 20th C. each locality had its own miniature time zone, often differing in minutes only.

sundial clock
👉🏻 sundial clock;

Collection of beautiful antique reproduction clocks and watches available at InvitingHome.com
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