Collectible Mantel Clocks

There are numerous types of mantel clocks that are collectible. They range from early French and German clocks, 19th century art deco clocks through to modern replica and digital clocks. A mantel clock can add charm and elegance to any home decor and collecting clocks is both a rewarding and educational hobby.

French Mantel Clocks

French Mantel Clocks

French mantel clocks were most prolifically produced during the 19th century for both the French and English markets. Clocks made for the English market can be best characterized by their more conservative appearance when compared to those...

Art Deco Mantel Clocks

Art Deco Mantel Clocks

The art deco movement originated in France in the late 1920s and was quickly embraced by designers from around the world. At the time, art deco was seen as being ultra modern with a focus on style and sophistication. The movement went into hibernation during...

Modern Mantel Clocks

Modern Mantel Clocks

The antique or vintage look may not match the decor of the modern designed home but mantel clocks are still a functional and attractive addition to the home decor. There are many modern day clock and watch manufacturers who produce stylish mantel clocks...

German Mantel Clocks

German Mantel Clocks

German clock makers are most famous for producing the cuckoo clock but also produced many fine examples of mantel clocks. Seen as pioneers, the Germans began producing mechanical clocks as early as the 1300s, and unlike French and British clocks made...

Wind Up Mantel Clocks

Wind up Mantel Clocks

Wind up mantel clocks, often called "8 day clocks", are clocks that need to be wound up about once a week. They mostly have movements made in Germany and due to the high level of workmanship if maintained properly will last for many generations...