Clock movement dating antique

22 Nov

Regardless of the focus of a clock collector's interest, knowing how to identify a clock, or where to find the resources to help with its identification, is essential.Antique clocks, and antique clock identification, cover a wide spectrum of information ranging from the first collectible clock made in the sixteenth century, the lantern clock, to the clocks of the early twentieth century.Some are only interested in clocks made by a specific craftsman or made in a particular country.

Clockmaker Eli Terry boosted smaller clock popularity in the early 1800s when he began mass production of clockworks in Connecticut.

You will then be asked to proceed and submit your makers name and payment.

Also, the British Horological Institute, at has many other links that will be useful.

You can begin to determine the age of your American-made mantel clock by reviewing history.

American clocks date to the 1600s, according to Discover