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Steve H

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My new old clock.
« on: August 12, 2018, 06:25:38 PM »
Delivered today. Beautiful, or what? Bought out of my compensation money for my injuries in my RTA in 2014.
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Littleroses

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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2018, 06:40:21 PM »
Each to their own. I have a dislike of long case clocks, long story, with which I won't bore you.
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2018, 06:54:18 PM »
That looks and sounds like a lovely thing, Steve - lucky you.

Wonder how many tales it has heard in various living rooms over the last going on for two centuries.

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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2018, 06:55:25 PM »
Very lovely

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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2018, 07:07:31 PM »
Excellent - good to have a beautiful thing come out of something horrible.
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2018, 07:31:44 PM »
Delivered today. Beautiful, or what? Bought out of my compensation money for my injuries in my RTA in 2014.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/154641658@N06/sets/72157700123744745/with/29060279407/
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLejKFZhvVXjpsy-fb6pSa2_2ErxXhyXja

A lovely clock. Is it too tall for the shelf?

My parents have a long case clock a bit like that but, if you look closely, it's obvious that it is a cut and shut job being made from the parts of several clocks.
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2018, 11:45:38 AM »
I like it.
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2018, 11:46:06 AM »
I also like it
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2018, 04:03:29 PM »
Glad you all approve (apart from the one who didn't).
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2018, 04:05:27 PM »
Glad you all approve (apart from the one who didn't).
In the past I have suggested that LR only post when she likes things and we'll all just assume she doesn't otherwise.
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2018, 04:05:31 PM »
Glad you all approve (apart from the one who didn't).

Who cares what we think.

As long as you like it, that's all that matters.
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2018, 04:15:11 PM »
Glad you all approve (apart from the one who didn't).
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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2018, 07:03:58 AM »
It's gorgeous. Love things with history. Let us know if it strikes 13 and a garden appears.

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Re: My new old clock.
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2018, 11:13:07 AM »
Each to their own. I have a dislike of long case clocks, long story, with which I won't bore you.
Oh, go on - bore us!
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