The Ridgeway Grandfather Clock Tradition



The Ridgeway grandfather clock story is one many decades in the making. The start of this clock making business dates back to 1920’s America when the annual salary was $1,236 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 100. World War I had been over for several years and America was working to hit their stride once more.

The company that started making these renowned clocks was The Gravely Furniture Company. While the country saw growth in wages and life expectancy over the next four decades The Gravely Furniture Company put men and women to work defining a quality that became the Hallmark of the Ridgeway grandfather clock.

It was during the 1960’s that The Gravely Furniture Company focused exclusively on their Ridgeway clocks.

By the 1980’s the U.S. population had doubled since the company opened it’s doors. While numerous fads were popular with teens during this era their parents were waxing nostalgic. The contemporary art that had been popular from the 1960’s on were becoming passé for many. The well-defined art of yesteryear made The Gravely Furniture Company a prime purchasing opportunity.




In 1985 the Pulaski Furniture Corporation purchased Gravely and added the Ridgeway grandfather clock to their growing line of home furnishings. The first year of combined sales saw annual revenues in excess of $90 million.

Pulaski was able to offer the Ridgeway clocks with curios and other furnishings that would match and enhance the visual experience of owning one of America’s premier grandfather clocks.

Nineteen years would pass before Ridgeway would change hands once more. Dwindling sales in the 1990’s and early 2000’s saw Pulaski focusing on home furnishings that were consumer driven. Sadly, the Ridgeway clock was not a prime seller during that time and new management at Pulaski worked to find a buyer for Ridgeway. That buyer was Howard Miller Clock Company headquartered in Michigan. This company had a similar history and a love for the tradition of Ridgeway and the clocks they produced. Like Gravely they began their journey in clock making in the 1920’s and had continued that tradition throughout. Unlike Gravely Howard Miller designed and sold a variety of clocks that bore little resemblance to grandfather clocks. However, by the 1960’s they did focus strongly on these more traditional floor clocks.

Howard Miller would also purchased German based Kieninger Clocks at about the same time. With a plant location near the Black Forest of Germany Kieninger began to provide exceptional clock movements for the Ridgeway brand.

With commitment to the tradition of Ridgeway and the connection with German craftsmanship Howard Miller allowed Ridgeway to flourish under its own name and with solid American tradition.

Ridgeway floor clocks continue to provide Old World charm while continuing its steady advance to its 100-year birthday.

Our world has changed dramatically since Gravely Furniture made the first Ridgeway grandfather clock, but the timeless attention to details has not been lost on this new generation of clocks. These truly American timepieces provide features no other maker offers including a clock that never needs winding while retaining the same look of only the best grandfather clocks. Ridgeway grandfather clocks can also be purchased with patriotic chimes of interest to American buyers.

Ridgeway continues to be an American owned company and uses American facilities to manufacture their clocks.

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Ridgeway Decorah Grandfather Clock

Price: 2,717.05

Features: -Decorah grandfather clock. -Ebony luster. -Decorah features a large 300mm round dial frame with Arabic numerals, brushed nickel weight shells, pendulum and Ridgeway's exclusive dual touch lamp lighting. -Four large adjustable shelves and on...


Ridgeway Ellis Quartz Chime Grandfather Clock

Price: 1,523.90

Features: -Ellis quartz chime grandfather clock. -Autumn oak. -A large cream colored dial with black numerals, brushed brass finished weight shells and a stick pendulum with 8.625" bob, lends perfectly to this mission style. -The quartz battery moveme...


Ridgeway Fairfax Grandfather Clock

Price: 3,383.45

Features: -Fairfax grandfather clock. -Glen arbor cherry. -A decorative matching crystal glass graces the center of the clock's dial. -The dial features a functioning astrological lunar calendar with pierced stars, which twinkle in the night from an i...


Ridgeway Hannah Grandfather Clock

Price: 1,099.95

Features: -Hannah grandfather clock. -Legacy oak. -The double arched bonnet top features a carved leaf and vine design that makes this heirloom truly unique. -Reeded columns are flanked top and bottom with large hardwood moldings. -The beautifully des...


Ridgeway Holland Grandfather Clock

Price: 2,009.00

Features: -Holland grandfather clock. -Treasure oak. -The functioning moon dial with pierced stars, raised Arabic numerals, embossed corner spandrels and center design glimmer in the night with an interior light. -Through the beveled glass of the fron...


Ridgeway Kensington Grandfather Clock

Price: 4,838.75

Features: -Kensington grandfather clock. -Royale cherry. -An individually numbered edition dial features raised corner spandrels and cast center disk where the listed number for the edition is shown, applied numerals and a functioning moon dial with t...


Ridgeway Lynchburg Quartz Chime Grandfather Clock

Price: 1,237.25

Features: -Lynchburg quartz chime grandfather clock. -Glen arbor cherry. -An interior light gives the appearance of twinkling stars through a pierced stationary lunar arch. -Arabic numerals, embossed center design and corner spandrels enhance the dial...


Ridgeway Marquee Grandfather Clock

Price: 2,893.45

Features: -Marquee grandfather clock. -Royale cherry. -A circular spun, brushed nickel dial with brass Arabic numerals, draw your attention the finely detailed vine and flower motif of the center disc. -Brushed nickel weight shells complement the 10.6...


Ridgeway Martinsville Grandfather Clock

Price: 2,388.75

Features: -Martinsville grandfather clock. -Glen arbor cherry. -A functioning pierced moon dial with raised Arabic numerals, the decorative embossed center and corner designs enhance the dial and compliment the matching banded weight shells and lyre p...


Ridgeway Monterey Grandfather Clock

Price: 812.35

Features: -Monterey grandfather clock. -Natural vanilla. -The worn edges and mild antiquing complement the large weathered dial. -An interior lamp provides a soft glow within the lower case. -A time - only quartz battery movement requires one "AA" bat...


Ridgeway Newberry Grandfather Clock

Price: 3,263.40

Features: -Newberry grandfather clock. -Royale cherry. -Finished in royale cherry and hand - crafted from select hardwoods and veneers, this superb clock features an elegantly shaped pediment front with a beautiful inlaid arch of olive ash burl veneer...


Ridgeway Noah Grandfather Clock

Price: 1,099.95

Features: -Noah grandfather clock. -Royale cherry. -Incorporating a traditional split pediment design the reeded columns are flanked top and bottom with large hardwood moldings. -The beautifully designed polished brass finished dial is embossed with a...


Ridgeway Nottingham Grandfather Clock

Price: 4,838.75

Features: -Nottingham grandfather clock. -Pepper oak. -An individually numbered edition dial features raised corner spandrels, cast center disk where the listed number for the edition is shown, applied numerals and a functioning moon dial with the ins...


Ridgeway Oakmont Grandfather Clock

Price: 3,508.40

Features: -Oakmont grandfather clock. -Treasure oak. -The dial features raised cast corner spandrels and center design against a dark brown hue. -Raised Arabic numerals are featured with a functioning moon dial. -A large lyre pendulum with twisted rod...


Ridgeway Opus Grandfather Clock

Price: 2,717.05

Features: -Opus grandfather clock. -Autumn harvest. -Opus features a large 300mm round dial frame with Roman numerals, antique brass weight shells, pendulum and Ridgeway's exclusive dual touch lamp lighting. -Four large adjustable shelves and one fixe...


Ridgeway Richardson I Grandfather Clock

Price: 1,957.55

Features: -Richardson I grandfather clock. -Antique cherry. -The lighted top section has two glass shelves as well as two adjustable shelves in the pendulum area. -A mirrored back case adds sparkle to any display. -Antique cherry finish on select hard...


Ridgeway Richardson II Grandfather Clock

Price: 1,957.55

Features: -Richardson II grandfather clock. -Oak lawn. -The lighted top section has two glass shelves as well as two adjustable shelves in the pendulum area. -A mirrored back case adds sparkle to any display. -Oak lawn finish on select hardwoods and o...


Ridgeway Rochester Grandfather Clock

Price: 2,704.80

Features: -Rochester grandfather clock. -Royale cherry. -The polished brass dial features a crystal glass center for added brilliance. -A functioning moon disc with pierced stars twinkle in the night from the interior mounted case light. -The dial als...


Ridgeway Sedona Grandfather Clock

Price: 1,447.60

Features: -Sadona grandfather clock. -Royale cherry. -The gracefully arched bonnet features a "split" center design that frames a turned hardwood finial. -Reeded columns with turned and fluted plinth blocks offer carved end and mid caps for additional...


Ridgeway Timberlake Grandfather Clock

Price: 3,263.40

Features: -Timberlake grandfather clock. -Autumn harvest. -A gracefully arched bonnet with olive ash burl overlays sits atop the sculpted oval columns which extend the length of the body. -The case is flanked on either side by two olive ash plinth blo...


Ridgeway Van Ness Grandfather Clock

Price: 4,049.95

Features: -Van ness grandfather clock. -Treasure oak. -The polished brass finished dial comes with raised Arabic numerals, etched corner spandrels and a crystal glass center design. -The dial has a moving blue moon with etched stars. -The mounted ligh...


Ridgeway Vanderbilt LE Grandfather Clock

Price: 7,049.95

Features: -Vanderbilt LE grandfather clock. -Estate cherry. -The gracefully arched split pediment design shows a book matched crotch mahogany field that is framed with an inlaid border of hard maple and ebonized anegre. -The featured vine motif combin...


Ridgeway Wellington Grandfather Clock

Price: 4,632.95

Features: -Wellington grandfather clock. -Glen arbor cherry. -The canted pilasters and massive reeded columns are anchored by hand carved column caps to give the Wellington a truly unique persona. -Quality abounds with details that include beveled fro...


Ridgeway Zeeland Grandfather Clock

Price: 2,009.00

Features: -Zeeland grandfather clock. -Glen arbor cherry. -The functioning moon dial with pierced stars, raised Arabic numerals and embossed corner and center spandrels glimmer in the night with an interior light. -Through the beveled glass of the fro...



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