Grandmother Clocks

The standard grandmother clocks tend to have been made in the 1920’s and 30’s and vary between 5’4” and 5’9” in height but there seems to be no hard and fast rule about how tall it has to be. Some grandfather clocks may fall into this height category, but they are some distinguishing characteristics for the grandmother: if the clock is weight driven, has a dome top or swan necks, is more substantial in stature , has the defined vertical shape, and has a 10” dial (even if it is less than 6’3” tall).  The Grandmother clock tends to be more slender looking than the Grandfather clock as you can see in the 1928 Waltham Advertisement below.
The term is used loosely in some cases, as some people use the phrase to depict a lttle mantle clock, but this is part of the "true" definition.
 
Grandmother Clock Grandmother Clock Ad Waltham
Used Grandfather, Grandmother, Wall Clock Chain  48" 47LPF (555A24)

Used Grandfather, Grandmother, Wall Clock Chain 48" 47LPF (555A24)

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Older Style Grandfather or Grandmother Clock weight shell Hook and Nut set of 3

Older Style Grandfather or Grandmother Clock weight shell Hook and Nut set of 3

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~New~Hermle Grandmother Brass Clock Pendulum Hanger Hook -3 4" Wood Stick(PA-20)

~New~Hermle Grandmother Brass Clock Pendulum Hanger Hook -3 4" Wood Stick(PA-20)

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Hermle Grandfather Grandmother Clock Brass Chain SET OF 3 USED Fits 451 1151

Hermle Grandfather Grandmother Clock Brass Chain SET OF 3 USED Fits 451 1151

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New Small Grandmother Clock Tempus Fugite Clock Dial Part 

New Small Grandmother Clock Tempus Fugite Clock Dial Part 

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Hermle grandmother clock mov 451-050  94 cm

Hermle grandmother clock mov 451-050 94 cm

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2 NOS SIX FOOT GRANDMOTHER   GRANDFATHER CLOCK CHAINS - 45 LINKS PER FT.    X519

2 NOS SIX FOOT GRANDMOTHER GRANDFATHER CLOCK CHAINS - 45 LINKS PER FT. X519

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Beveled Grandmother or Grandfather Clock Glass For Side 8"W x 37-1 4"L (GLG-837)

Beveled Grandmother or Grandfather Clock Glass For Side 8"W x 37-1 4"L (GLG-837)

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Older Style Grandfather or Grandmother Clock weight shell Hook and Nut

Older Style Grandfather or Grandmother Clock weight shell Hook and Nut

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Grandfather or Grandmother Clock Leveling Feet (4)

Grandfather or Grandmother Clock Leveling Feet (4)

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Hermle Grandfather Grandmother Clock Brass Chain USED Fits 451 1151 and Others

Hermle Grandfather Grandmother Clock Brass Chain USED Fits 451 1151 and Others

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BARWICK HOWARD MILLER GRANDMOTHER CLOCK FACE & HANDS  4878

BARWICK HOWARD MILLER GRANDMOTHER CLOCK FACE & HANDS 4878

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1 BRASS PLATED GRANDMOTHER   GRANDFATHER  CLOCK CHAIN   56"  (704X)

1 BRASS PLATED GRANDMOTHER GRANDFATHER CLOCK CHAIN 56" (704X)

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New Old Stock Grandfather, Grandmother, Wall Clock Chain  72" 45LPF (688A1)

New Old Stock Grandfather, Grandmother, Wall Clock Chain 72" 45LPF (688A1)

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6 5 8" Pendulum Bob Plain Brass for Grandfather Grandmother Clock

6 5 8" Pendulum Bob Plain Brass for Grandfather Grandmother Clock

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Daneker Tempus Fugit 72 " High Grandmother Clock-Great Condition

Daneker Tempus Fugit 72 " High Grandmother Clock-Great Condition

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New Hermle Grandmother Clock Lyre Pendulum w  Straight Rods -6-1 2" Bob (PML946)

New Hermle Grandmother Clock Lyre Pendulum w Straight Rods -6-1 2" Bob (PML946)

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Grandmother clock dial chapter ring

Grandmother clock dial chapter ring

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ORIGINAL VINTAGE SET OF 3 GRANDMOTHER CLOCK 10" BRASS WEIGHTS LEFT RIGHT CENTER

ORIGINAL VINTAGE SET OF 3 GRANDMOTHER CLOCK 10" BRASS WEIGHTS LEFT RIGHT CENTER

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Set of 4 Grandfather or Grandmother Clock Leveling Feet - FREE SHIPPING!

Set of 4 Grandfather or Grandmother Clock Leveling Feet - FREE SHIPPING!

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