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Tick Tock Tuesday!

It's tick tock Tuesday again! This week sees a start on this unusual Fabrikmarke clock that goes for 1 year on one…

Posted by Overton Clocks on Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Tick Tock Tuesday! – Russian Single Weight Timepiece

new team member jess at overton clocks

New Team Member Starts!

new team member jess at overton clocks

What a busy week it’s been! We have a potential new member of the team…Apprentice Jess! She has done a splendid job on this HAC wall clock.. We have also been busy restoring some really nice timepieces including an ATMOS Clock, Verge Escapement triple fusee bracket clock and a Frodsham library clock. There is also a really early 18th century longcase clock with practice letters engraved onto the plates! Was this done by an early apprentice? We want to wish Jess all the best in her trial!!

Chesterfield Retail Award 2016

chesterfield retail awards 2016

A massive Thank you to all the lovely people out there for nominating us for a Destination Chesterfield Retail Award! Also, It has just been announced that we are finalists for this prestigious award!

17th century longcase

New Clock Maker Starting!

We now have a new clock maker starting at Overton Clocks! Before coming to us Colin worked in the jewellery industry. As a result, he has a lot of skills that are transferable to Clock work. We wish him well in his new career.


Here’s a bit about Colin:

new clock maker picture
Colin Working hard

After studying jewellery design at the University of Derby, Colin worked as a commissioned jeweller. As a result Colin is a skilled craftsman working within the specialised business of Horology, a wonderful opportunity. Especially under the guidance of our master clock maker. Colin is looking forward to his future within Overton clocks!

a fireplace in a green room with leather seating

The New Sales Room

The sales room is now looking splendid in its 19th century style.. this beautiful Oyster Walnut striking long case dating from 1680! has just gone to its new owner.. Relax a while in this atmospheric room…

Feel free to visit our shop map here, to see this room in person!

shop interior

Shop Re-Arrange

The workshop has had a bit of a re-arrange this week. We’re getting ready for full time clock making at the end of the month. The weeks gone by quickly too!

Workshop

The new layout for the shop

New Workbench in action

New Clock makers Bench!

A most excellent purchase today, an old clock makers bench. So, with a bit of jiggling around, should get it nicely in place

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