If you’re an antique clock collector you know that the most important item in your inventory is where to obtain antique clock parts. Where can you get them and at a reasonable price? Read on for hints and tips on how to find antique clock parts online and off and what to expect to keep your favorite antique clocks running and on time!
The first and most obvious place to begin looking is in your own area – you’d be surprised at how many businesses still deal in maintaining and repairing antique clocks! They are sure to have antique clock parts in stock as well as having easy access to those more rare parts and be able to order them in. As well they can install the antique clock parts safely and securely to make sure that your antique clock will continue to run.
Of course, there is always the source of all things online – eBay. However, unless you know what exactly you’re looking for in the way of antique clock parts you might find yourself lost in page after page of listings as well as not knowing what a good price is. Too many times eBay auctions have run far above the current going price for an item and antique clock parts are no exception.
Instead, start your search at a good online site such as www.antiqueclockspriceguide.com. Here you can start from the very beginning in your search for antique clock parts from researching your antique clock to finding the antique clock parts needed to keep it running in the database to checking the free classified section to find what you want.
Another excellent online resource is www.clockpart.net. Here you can find everything from the Stratford wall clock to atomic clocks and in between. From simple antique clock parts such as hands and a face to the complicated insides of a grandfather clock you can find it here or in the free catalog.
And, of course, you can find information on antique clock parts at auction sites such as www.merritts.com, the website of Merritt’s Antiques, Inc. While their antique clock parts may be scarce at times, it’s worth checking this site to find those antique clock parts that you may not be able to obtain elsewhere. You can sign up here for a mailing list or download the latest catalog for viewing on your computer – a definite plus if you don’t like waiting for the latest version of a catalog to turn up in your mailbox!
Keeping your old clocks running requires keeping a good supply of antique clock parts on hand or knowing where to find them. Hopefully these sites will help you keep those antique clocks running for a good long time!