Dutch Clocks

Dutch People have a long history in making clocks from 16th century in cities like Jour, Hindelopen, Groningen, Zandam and Amsterdam.  Nowadays these antique clocks are  very expensive and can be also found in museums.

From start of 1900 lots of Dutch clocks have been mass produced in small workshops with modern equipments. Following movie is an example of one of the modern workshops at that time. That clocks were sold around 1800 Guilden (equal to 900 Euro).

Source: https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bestand:Vervaardiging, Auteur: Polygoon-Profilti (producent) / Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (beheerder)

In 1929 Warmink factory was established by J. Warmink in Almelo and started mass production of high quality clocks. 


Warmink factory produced lots of quality-Table clocks, Zandam clocks, Friesian clocks, Salander clocks, Barometers and Electrical clocks with marks of Warmink, Jeka, Wuba, John Smith which most of them are still working in Dutch houses. Unfortunately Warmink factory closed his doors in 2002, Warmink clocks are very famous and collective clocks during past years.


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