Modern Relics

An uncommon new look for a common old clock. A decorator's delight - antique mantle clocks with amazingly beautiful faux finishes to match any decor now available at Stephens & Stephens Clocks

This typical example of an American-made Mantle Clock shows that they were often painted black. The mechanisms run forever, but the original finish didn’t last.

Example of an old mantle clock at Stephens & Stephens in Havre de GraceNow enjoy this amazingly long-running clock in a finish to match your decor! Truly a decorator’s delight.

Don’t forget, at Stephens & Stephens Clocks, these are guaranteed for 2 years!

Cost: $500        Give us a call today or stop by!

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Restoration of Badly Burned Clock

These are images of a clock that was badly burned when the house around it burnt on Union Avenue in Havre de Grace. They show various steps in its reincarnation. A perfect example of knowledge, expert craftsmanship and patience. A little bit of ‘belief’ helps during the process.

Spider Clock!

You just never know what you’ll find in an old clock. When I opened the case to this one, I was greeted with a pretty little nest of spider!!!

Spider nest in antique clockSo if you’re a wee bit squeamish about opening boxes with unknown content, you might want to bring that old clock into Stephens & Stephens Clocks. Not that we’re so BRAVE, mind you. Just that we may be a little more prepared for the ‘unexpected’!!!

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4-bell Seth Thomas Sonora Chime Clock Case Revamp

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Restoring the Case This owner’s sentimental attachment to this beautiful 4-bell Seth Thomas Sonora Chime Clock prompted  me to test my faux-finishing abilities. I attempted to re-create the simulated rosewood finish it originally boasted in its Adamantine skin. Getting to … Continue reading