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      Retro Seiko Automatics

      Retro Seiko Automatics

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      We are excited about a new series of watches Seiko is introducing this fall. They take style cues from the classic Seiko automatics from the 1960′s, but update the case construction and sizing for a modern user.     The stainless steel cushion-shaped cases are sized larger than their vintage …

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      Citizen Satellite Wave-Air

      Citizen Satellite Wave-Air

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      The newest watch from Citizen is the Satellite Wave-Air. According to the company web site, “True to its name, Satellite Wave-Air with Eco-Drive technology features light-weight titanium, groundbreaking construction and design with a three-layered dial inspired by jet engines. Information gathered from satellite signals offers accurate time anywhere on earth. …

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      A (very) Brief HIstory of Cuckoo Clocks

      A (very) Brief HIstory of Cuckoo Clocks

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      Everyone recognizes the distinctive presence of the cuckoo clock: the beautiful artwork, the moving parts, the little peek-a-boo bird every hour on the hour. Long before the cuckoo clock became a familiar favorite of people all over the world, it was first created in Eastern Germany, in what was then …

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      The Giving Time–Weddings and Anniversaries

      The Giving Time–Weddings and Anniversaries

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      In an era of fast travel, digital shopping, and consumerism, wedding and anniversary gifts can start to feel like a burden instead of a joy. What to give? Which years are more important? Why do we bother with it anyway? If you’re scrapped for ideas, but still want to make …

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      Bulova

      Bulova

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      In 1870, Joseph Bulova came to New York from Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) looking for a job in America. Little did he realize that in the course of a few decades, his company would not only be thriving in America, but helping to describe and determine what Americans wanted …

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      Antique Wood Clock Case Care

      Antique Wood Clock Case Care

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      People often ask us what we recommend to clean and polish antique clock cases. After trying a large variety of products we found one that we are confident using in the shop, and we feel good about selling for your use at home. We do not use it on modern …

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      LED Clocks

      LED Clocks

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      We are excited about another new product line: Bigtime LED wall clocks. These are the best and most affordable LED clocks we have seen on the market, and some of the easiest to use. Most other clocks we have seen approaching this size are twice the price. The model #113, …

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      30 Tons of Bells in This Grandfather Clock?

      30 Tons of Bells in This Grandfather Clock?

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      Several years ago while traveling around London, Brian Hegarty, founder of Woodbrook Enterprises, hit upon a marvelous idea. He was listening to “BIg Ben” chime out the Westminster chimes and was struck by the unique character and evocative feeling engendered by the real bells. He wondered how this feeling could …

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      Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Idea

      Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Idea

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      Guys, you know you haven’t bought her a Valentine’s Day present yet. It’s almost time to panic and make the last-minute run to the store for a card, chocolates, and flowers. This year, why not give her a gift that will remind her of you and your love every day …

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      Hamilton Watch

      Hamilton Watch

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      Of all the watch brands available today, Hamilton has a uniquely American history, spanning everything from wartime production to the development of airplanes to the glamor of Hollywood. The company was founded  in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892. Hamilton’s quality was soon well-known across the United States. By 1912, Hamilton Watch …

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