As lovers of antique pocket watches and vintage timepieces in general we decided to take a look into the past to discover the etymology, otherwise known as the word history, of the word ‘antique’.
We aren’t going to beat around the bush here, we are going to discuss a question that many people who do collect things, and those who don’t, often wonder; why is it that we collect things?
It has been announced that Leeds University have recently launched two resources that will be used in conjunction with the study and research into the British art and antiques market.
Did you know the 9th April (today) is the day marked out for all antique enthusiasts as Cherish an Antique Day? This day is relatively self-explanatory, but just to clarify, it’s dedicated to appreciating objects of a unique nature, which were created at a time when craftsmanship and quality were the order of business…..
Dirt and dust can often clog the movable, sliding parts and affect the features of any delicate mechanism, therefore keeping your antique clock clean is an essential part of owning such a unique and wonderful item.Below we have collated five top tips which you can carry out at home, for keeping your clock clean and ensuring your antique looks and functions in the very best way.
This is a tough question that seems to be getting increasingly more difficult given today’s modern consumerism, however, arts and antiques are always a solid acquisition, and we shall tell you why.
Here at Pieces of Time we have a wonderful range of antique watcheswhich we are always keen to build upon. and this is why we are excited to be able to offer this new item to one lucky potential buyer. Not only is this piece very unusual, it is also a rare antique to come by too- something that adds to its already heightened appeal among collectors.