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Grandfather Clocks: Care & Maintenence

If properly cared for, long case clocks will give hundreds of years faithful service. Their value can only increase if they are looked after, and by seeking the services of a competent horologist, it is possible to maintain a clock in near original condition for a very long time. Siew Cheong repairs, restores, refurbishes all types of mechanical clocks.
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The Story of How “Grandfather Clock” Got Its Name

Over 100 years ago in Pierce bridge, North Yorkshire, England, there was a charming travelers’ haven known as the George Hotel. The hotel was a routine stop for horse coaches and was managed by two bachelor brothers named Jenkins. In the lobby stood a floor clock, as they were called in those days, that had been there for many years. One unusual characteristic of the old clock was that it kept very good time. This was
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