Mechanical Table Clocks
(Bracket, Carriage, Mantel etc.)
Mechanical table clocks is used here as a collective name for clocks developed with the introduction of springs to power the mechanism, as opposed to crystal quartz, which powers most modern clocks. Clocks included in this category are: Bracket clocks, Carriage clocks and Mantel clocks.
Mechanical Bracket Clock – Clock cases reflected the styles of long case clocks of the era, with early engraved and decorated clocks evolving into simpler functional models.
Mechanical Carriage Clock – is usually metal-cased, spring-driven, and designed for travelling. The distinguishing feature is the carrying handle on top to aid mobility, some have a protective case.
Mechanical Mantel Clock – a spring-driven clock intended for placing on the mantel over a fireplace. Technically, it is like a carriage clock but smaller and with no handle and is often low and wide. Generally they are more ornate than a bracket clock, although more recently there has been a blending of the two styles.
The collection of mechanical table clocks available today encompasses various styles and materials, giving consumers a extensive choice; and the opportunity to acquire the perfect timepiece that will enhance their home or office.
Every room benefits in having a clock to tell the time, a mecanical table clock makes a statement, completes the mantelpiece or table top and enhances aroom – where it can complement it’s interior design