Discovering Clocks

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Category Archives: barometers

Christmas Inspiration & Seasonal Greetings from Raffety

  With Christmas just a few weeks away we wanted to give you an update on what we have been up to, and a few ideas for Christmas gifts for … Continue reading

December 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Raffety at Art Antiques London 2015

Raffety Fine Antique Clocks will be exhibiting at the prestigious Art Antiques Fair, Kensington Gardens, London from Friday 12th to Thursday 18th June 2015.  On display we shall have an … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

When the weather outside is frightful – you definitely need a barometer

As 2015 gets well and truly underway, the UK has seemingly been battered by storm after storm from the Atlantic – wind, rain, and snow in Scotland. Mother nature hasn’t … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Restoration Flair: Design & Style from Charles II to William & Mary

EXHIBITION DATES: November 26, 2014 – Early January 2015 Following on from our successful exhibition on Clockmaking during the Georgian period, we have put together a small exhibition for the … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Masterpieces of Horology at Masterpiece Fair 2014

Every year London comes alive in the summer with social gatherings, events, and magnificent exhibitions. There is Chelsea Flower Show in May, Ascot in June, and the Royal Academy Summer … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Georgians are Coming: Clocks and Clockmaking in Hanoverian England

  The Three Georges: Clocks and Clockmaking in Hanoverian England 1714-1820 A Selling Exhibition Venue: Raffety Fine Antique Clocks, 79 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4BG Press Preview: Wednesday 7th May, … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tempus Fugit and Christmas is Coming

Tempus Fugit; time is passing.  Time has certainly passed us by pretty quickly this year and it certainly doesn’t feel like five minutes since we at Raffety were exhibiting at … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kensington Palace Part II: The Collections

In the previous blog I wrote about Kensington Palace, its history and the people associated with it.  I now thought it would be a good idea to invite you all … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gearing up for Masterpiece Fair 2013

Every June London starts to buzz – the summer season begins, London fills with tourists, and a host of special cultural and sporting events get underway. There is racing at … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Chronometer from Limehouse

In our modern digital age, media and communications rely on satellites and GPS – we have GPS on our phones and even our cameras, there are apps that tell us … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 1 Comment