On the other hand....how many battery clocks in your house

monica_paJuly 9, 2014

Our two wall clocks are battery operated clocks.
They really come in handy when storms knock out the power.

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oldfixer

The 2 previous wall clocks have batteries.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 7:14AM
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grandmamary_ga

I have 4 battery operated clocks in our home. 1 on our screen porch and 3 in the house.
Mary

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 7:55AM
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phyllis__mn

I have four. Isn't it amazing how long they can run on a battery?

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 8:27AM
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chisue

Our one wall clock is battery operated. We also have a small table clock with battery.

My real *standby* is a "Grandmother Clock" that runs many weeks on a thorough winding. My maternal grandfather took it in trade around 1910 for some of the Watkins products he sold as a sideline to farming. To my knowledge it has only needed repairs twice.

The fancy Atmos clock DH received from his company hasn't worked in years -- requires expensive maintenance every two years, and we just stopped caring! I'ts always five o'clock on that shelf in the LR.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 10:03AM
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monica_pa

I also have a grandfather clock, with Westminster chimes but it's not an antique.
I bought it years ago.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 10:10AM
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nicole__

We have 7! Most are just cute, decorative. 2 of those are atomic.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 11:40AM
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Fun2BHere

I only have two small decorative clocks that run on batteries and one of those is usually without a battery as I bought it just because I loved the look of it.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 12:00PM
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joyfulguy

Three - one in kitchen, one in L R, one by wall by the computer.

Have rechargeable battery for one, need battery for another (all are AAs).

o j

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 7:53PM
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kittiemom

None, unless you count the cell phones.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 9:16PM
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jemdandy

5 battery operated clocks in the house one in each of our autos.

There is one battery clock sitting on the kitchen table;
There are 4 computers and each one has a clock that is battery operated when not connected to a power source.

There are 2 wrist watches each battery powered.

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 3:39AM
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Orchidllauraga

We have 3...the mantle clock, my Betty Boop clock out here in my office and my wrist watch.

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 4:09AM
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casey_nfld

My one wall clock is battery operated and my alarm clock has a battery back up.

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 9:04AM
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susanjf_gw

have 3...one my chimer, one a cute (almost like a toy) geared one and a plate one(kitchen)...and yes, perfect in a power outage...I also have a "old fashion" phone as well, in case of power outage...

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 11:35AM
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pekemom

Our wall clocks are all battery operated, one is an atomic clock...I also have an alarm clock. There's a small unused Lenox cats clock in the china cabinet.

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 1:03PM
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marilyn_sue

I have 9 clocks and all are battery operated, plus have the range and microwave that are not battery operated. I never look at them for time.

Sue

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 5:03PM
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marilyn_c

One, but it has batteries for backup....it is also electric. It is my husband's alarm clock...and right now, the batteries aren't in it....but it is plugged in.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2014 at 3:16PM
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caroline94535

Battery powered clocks:

L/R wall clock
Green marble desk clock
Kitchen wall clock
Bathroom night light / clock combo
Battery backup in bedroom alarm clock
My two wrist watches; seldom worn

    Bookmark   July 11, 2014 at 6:15PM
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