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Your selection should be based on:

  • Style: the "style that fits best your home decor
  • Size:  always measure the "wall space where you wish to place the new clock
  • Brand: make sure your clock is made by a leading builder of wall clocks
  • Features:  Keywound or Quartz? choose chime melodies, chime sound quality and night-time shutoff options
  • Price: get the best clock within your budget
  • Dealer: a reputable clock dealer is as important as the clock you choose

Types of new wall clocks

Keywound wall clocks come in a variety of styles and features. The better keywound wall clocks offer a movement made in Germany with a case made in Germany, the United States or Asia. German cases are usually much more expensive and very modern in design. If you are pleased with the style, make sure the movement is made in Germany. These clocks will last a lifetime if they are maintained properly by oiling (by a professional) and make a family heirloom that may be passed on from generation to generation. These clocks are mechanical and need to be wound with a key on a defined basis. This is usually once a week.

Quartz Wall Clocks (battery operated wall clocks)
These clocks have come a long way recently because of advancements in technology. Quartz wall clocks are very affordable and keep good better time than a keywound. The chime sounds produced from a quartz wall clock are very good on many models, but different from the keywound wall clock as it is an acoustically produced tone as opposed to an electronic. These wall clocks will have swinging pendulums, chime volume controls and usually a night time shutoff feature. There is a new quartz movement found in some models of quartz wall clocks called a harmonic movement that is outstanding.  

An article about the difference in Quartz Clocks and Keywound clocks can be seen here.


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