Monday, May 19, 2014

Embrace the Eclectic 4 Vintage Clocks

Totally love the title - it describes what so many of us do every week while out garage sale - ing,  flea - ing, thrift - ing. This month my eclectic finds are vintage clocks.

The first three were from an estate sale and had been packed away in a storage unit for several years. 

This (below)is a cast metal clock.

The electric clock (below) had such old wiring that the cord was clipped for safety.

Battery Operated Clocks

A touch of Blue in the MagneTek Clock (hello to Sally, join in with her Blue Monday).

Small silver colored 3 zone clock (ordered the batteries from ebay). Gas vs shipping cost.

Our home is filled with very old clocks, few which actually work. Rescue clocks (is that similar to resuce pets?) We seem to rely on the stove clock, the Shaw box clock and the computer clocks for time checks.

Embrace the Eclectic Series: #1 Stanley Universal,  #2 Vintage Doorknobs, #3 Vintage and Rusty

Thanks for visiting today.
Posting again May 22nd at 7:00 a.m.


  1. There are so many ways of checking the time now -- we can just have the beautiful clocks for show! I love old clocks too -- I have a few, including a grandfather clock that belonged to my in-laws... we don't wind it because it's so loud!! That green one is a beauty!

  2. I do love vintage clocks! Now they're on my mind again! I've been trying to find the perfect one for my kitchen. Thanks for joining TTF @ Melissa's Antiques!

  3. Hi Joy,

    My how time flies! (Oh, you knew someone would say that, didn't you?)

    You have an interesting collection. It is funny to contemplate how we nowadays tell time (cell phones, TV shows...)

    Thanks for sharing.

    Have a Happy Blue Monday!

  4. What a wonderful array of clocks. My husband used to work on them. He would have dearly loved these.

  5. They're all nice clocks, but oh my goodness, I LOVE that green clock flanked by the sweet cherubs! Wonderful!

  6. Those clocks are incredible. I think the top one would look especially nice sitting on our mantel :)

  7. My aunt and uncle had a cuckoo clock from Germany...always a joy and fascination to me as a kid.

    Your lovely clocks make me think...most of the younger gen don't even wear watches now...the time is on the phone. fast the technology has changed things even in the last decade. Makes me appreciate your finds even more :)

  8. You had me laughing out loud at 'rescue clocks'. They really are full of nostalgia and it's neat to see the change in design over the years.

  9. I like old clocks also and your's is all very special looking clocks

  10. I love the first one the best. It has the most out and out charm. I also love the industrial feel of the second one a lot too.

  11. I think I'm a clock fanatic, some of those are calling to me...tick tock, love em.

    Thanks for the good thoughts and prayers.


  12. Nice ones--think I like the last one best.

  13. Wonderful photos...what a nice collection! Maybe I need to do a clock check at our house!

  14. I love your clocks! How fun! Pinned. Thank you for being a part of our party. We really love you stopping by. I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm.
    Happy Friday! Lou Lou Girls

  15. wow so many beautiful clocks! I think rescue is the right word for it--I feel like that's what I DO!

  16. I love the look of old clocks too. It really doesn't matter if they work or not. You have a wonderful collection!

  17. I adore and have started collecting vintage clocks too Joy. Great finds! Thanks for sharing with SYC.


Thanks for visiting. I read and appreciate all your comments. Joy

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