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CORNELIUS TYTE, WELLS cIRCA 1840


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A small Somerset 'cottage' longcase clock. A swan-neck hood pediment with brass patterae and an original brass central finial. Brass capped side hood columns. An oak case with mahogany crossbanding and original brass key escutcheon plate. An attractive square painted dial with original gold leaf corners and floral decorations. A date aperture and seconds dial. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Tyte family of Wells are well documented in A J Moores' 'The Clockmakers of Somerset' book as working from 1815. Cornelius worked at 3, Sadler Street and his son continued the business until 1887.

Height 6ft 5 " / 195 cms Width (at widest point) 18 " / 46 cms Depth 9 1/2 " / 25 cms.

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JOHN COUSINS, LANGPORT CIRCA 1840


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An early Victorian period small 'cottage' longcase clock. A swan neck hood pediment with the original central brass finial and patterae. A small proportioned oak case with mahogany crossbanding to the hood, trunk door and base panel. Brass capped turned hood columns. An attractive square painted dial with floral corners, date and seconds dial. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

John Cousens of Langport is recorded in A J Moores 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of Somerset' book as working from 1830-1861 in Bow Street. Examples of his work are illustrated in his book.

Height 6ft 5 "/ 197 cms Width (at widest point of hood) 18 " / 46 cms Depth 10" / 25 cms.

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RICHARDSON PEYTON , GLOUCESTER Circa. 1765


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A good quality Georgian Gloucestershire longcase clock. The original caddy hood pediment surmounted by 3 gilded wooden finials. Gilded front and rear hood columns. Unusual parquetry trunk door inlays and a raised plinth panel and stepped moulding. A golden oak case of good proportions. A brass and silvered dial with date and seconds indicators. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Richardson Peyton of Gloucester is well documented and illustrated in Dowlers' 'Gloucestershire Clock and Watchmakers' book. He is noted as a 'maker of fine clocks' and an example is in Gloucester City Museum. He is noted as working from c. 1740-1774.

Height 7ft 8 " / 234 cms

£ 1950 (US$ 2242) (Euro 2106)

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WILLIAM LAKIN, TAMWORTH C.1850

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A rare, month duration domestic regulator longcase clock. Choice flame mahogany veneers of pale colour. An arched hood pediment with side columns. A double arched trunk door with chamfered sides and to the base. The original ogee bracket feet. A circular painted dial with 5 second regulator markings to the seconds dial. Gilt dial edging and brass outer cast bezel to the glass. Bolt and shutter maintaining power side lever. A large, regulator 6-pillar mechanism with dead beat escapement of month duration with brass weight. A heavy rod pendulum.

William Lakin of Tamworth is recorded in Mc Kenna's 'Clockmakers and Watchmakers of Central England' book as working in Market Street from 1844-1874. He was born in Bosworth, Leics.

Height 6ft 11 1/2 " / 213 cms Width (at widest point) 18" / 46 cms Depth 10" / 26 cms.

 

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WESTMINSTER CHIMING 'GRANDMOTHER' CLOCK Circa. 1930


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A small 'Grandmother clock'. An oak case with an arched hood pediment and chamfered sides. A recessed trunk door with chamfered sides. A base moulding and standing on bun feet. An arched brass and silvered dial with corner spandrels. 'Tempus Fugit' engraved silvered boss to the dial arch. Blued steel hands and strike/silent levers for the hour and quarters. A triple weight driven mechanism on chains of 8-day duration. Gong rods to strike the quarters and hours.

Circa 1930.

Height 6ft 2 "/ 188 cms

Width 15" / 38 cms Depth 11" / 28 cms

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