Question: How do you date a grandfather clock?

Only a few custom-built grandfather clocks were made after this date. If your grandfather clock has a brass dial, it was probably made in the period between 1680 and 1770, and most likely between 1700 and 1770. The ones made before 1700 are very rare.

How can you tell the age of 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.

How often does a grandfather clock need to be serviced?

For tall case clocks, such as grandfather clocks, we offer on the site service at reasonable rates. How often should my clock be cleaned? Your clock should be professionally cleaned every 8 to 10 years. Having your clock cleaned will assure you of keeping your heirloom in top condition for years to come.

How much does it cost to have a clock cleaned?

Another said cleaning, checking for worn out parts, oiling and lube would cost $160, but if you were to need a repair, the costs could be in the $350 to $1,5000, depending on the age and the brand .How much does clock repair cost?Type of RepairAverage CostInstall new mechanical movements$150 to $350 + the cost of a new movement19 more rows•Aug 8, 2018

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