Ever since I can remember, I have loved old things. Especially old things that came from long ago ancestors. My grandmother had lots of old things handed down to her keeping and she knew the story of every one. Since I was the only one of her several grandchildren who showed an interest in these items, I was the lucky recipient of many of them. News of my interest spread to her brother's family and when my great uncle died I inherited this clock:
It sat neglected in my family's home for years until I got married. Now, my husband loves antiques possibly more than I do and that clock was coming with us to our small apartment.