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3 Minute Antique Wood Sand Timer - Pewter or Brass


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Made from recycled industrial artifacts, this 3 minute hourglass is a beautiful and unique piece! Great for use as egg timer, time out, fancy game timer just to name a few.

Quick Overview

  • Made from WWII era bobbins / thread spindles
  • Measures 3 minutes of time
  • Made in the United Kingdom
  • Metal and/or wood base

These 3 minute timers are made of recycled industrial artifacts dating back to WWII. They are composed of antique wood spools found in abandoned textile mills in England. As with all antique and hand-made items, the colors and decorations vary from piece to piece. We consider this to be a special part of their history and character.


  • Available in pewter or double brass options
  • 1 1/4"D x 5"H - pewter spool
  • 3/4"D x  3 3/4"H - double brass spool
  • White sand

Usually ships within 1 business day, shipping time another 2-6 business days via USPS First Class Mail

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Customer Reviews

Based on 12 reviews
Bernadette M.

Love this rustic looking hourglass. It was a gift for my Dad and he loved it too. It was packaged securely and arrived quickly. Couldn't ask for more!

Isabella K.

My two hourglasses came quickly and look beautiful. Happy overall

verified b.
very satisfied customer

i purchased this 3 min antique wood sand time for a baker and i thought it was both fashionable and functional
heaps of fun, great quality of work :)

happy c.
beautiful and useful

well packaged, timely delivery, solid craftsmanship and works like a charm
(timed it at 3:26.87)

Phil R.
3 Minute Antique Wood Sand Timer - Pewter

I purchased this for my office desk to use to time short tasks (think Getting Things Done 2 minute actions). It does the job and the time is right on at 3 minutes. The pewter and wood are nicely aged, and look good.

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