Encyclopedia of Antique American Clocks

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Krause Publications, May 28, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 368 pages
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From old schoolhouse clocks to stately grandfather clocks, the Encyclopedia of Antique American Clocks presents the most comprehensive guide to America's clocks. More than 700 photographs of clocks include detailed descriptions and current market values. The clocks are presented in an easy-to-follow format organized by clock type. Also included is information about the major clock manufacturers, and overview of clock types and a brief history of clock making. Arranged by clock type, the Encyclopedia of Antique American Clocks includes: Grandfather clocks Wall clocks Classic clocks Shelf clocks Novelty clocks Special chapters on: Clock types History of clock making Clocks from smaller clock makers Leading clock makers Glossary Bibliography Photo index
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
4
Introduction
6
Chapter 1 An Overview of Clock Types
7
Chapter 2 Clocks Through Time
15
Chapter 3 Histories of Clock Manufacturers
26
Chapter 4 Old Timers
46
Chapter 5 Wall Clocks
90
Chapter 6 Classic Clocks
146
Chapter 7 Shelf Clocks
180
Chapter 8 Novelty Clocks
286
Chapter 9 Foreign Clocks
320
Chapter 10 Useful Clock Information
346
Glossary
358
Bibliography
367
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