How do you date a grandfather clock?
Grandfather clocks can be from the early 18th century to the 21st century. You can determine the date of some clocks within a year of their manufacture from the serial number on the dial by their maker; clocks from unrecognized makers will need to be dated by an expert.
What is the golden age of grandfather clocks?
History of the Grandfather Clock Today, English longcase clocks that were made during the Golden Age of clock making (from the 1660s to 1730s) are extremely valuable. These early clocks were made in London for the wealthiest nobility, so their craftsmanship is particularly beautiful.
Can a grandfather clock be fixed?
While Grandfather clocks are misunderstood to be very fragile and delicate. Grandfather Clocks are actually very durable. When the grandfather clock is not working after a move, there are a few problems to look for that can be easily fixed. If not, the clock is out of beat and needs to be corrected.
How much does it cost to have a grandfather clock moved?
Typically, it will cost between $300-$1,300 or more to ship your grandfather clock using peer-to-peer shipping services, depending on the size, age, and value of your clock and whether you need any additional services, such as packing or loading.