A close-up image of an ornate grandfather clock face is shown here. Grandfather clocks can be made of brass, wood, silver, metal, and various other materials. As the hands click into place, a bell, chime, or other tone indicates the hour.
Grandfather clocks not only keep time, they serve as beautiful and elegant pieces of furniture. A grandfather clock typically stands about 7 feet high and has a pendulum and weights beneath the clock.
When Ron Hackenberger was 15, he borrowed money from his grandfather to buy his first car: a 1948 Studebaker. Then he kept buying. In July, the 81-year-old collector will auction about 700 other vehicles.
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