Discovering Clocks

Uncovering the history and stories of antique clocks, barometers, chronometers and fine antique furniture

Tag Archives: 19th century

A Monument to Love: A French Marble Clock by Rollin of Paris

If you have a special wedding anniversary coming up or are looking for a special or unsuual gift for your loved one, then Raffety may have the perfect antique clock … Continue reading

November 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

Wall Clocks : History for the Contemporary Interior

If you happen to follow Raffety Clocks on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, you may have noticed that this October we have been showcasing wall clocks. There is a good reason … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Two clocks by Baetens & Co of Soho, London

By the Regency period London’s clock and watch making industry was vast. It is estimated that by 1800 there were over 7,000 clock and watchmakers based in Clerkenwell alone. More … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 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

A Regency Period Clock by Webster, Cornhill

A Regency gem of a clock is one of the latest additions to the shop.  Small but beautifully formed the classically styled gazed case is veneered with red tortoiseshell and … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 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