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Browse through 4 pages of antique longcase clocks 'grandfather' or 'tallcase' clocks. To help choose check your maximum ceiling height and find a clock where the proportions will suit best. Always leave at least a 3 inch gap if you have low ceilings, small 'Cottage' clocks normally in stock. Do you prefer oak or mahogany cases and brass or painted faces ? U.K. and
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SAMUEL HILL, SHEFFIELD, Circa 1790


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A Georgian period longcase clock. An oak case with mahogany crossbanding. A swan-neck hood pediment surmounted by a brass finial. Corinthian capped hood side columns and chamfered fluted case trunk sides. A well proportioned case standing on the original ogee bracket feet. A circular painted dial flanked by birds and foliage with a seconds dial. Blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Samuel Hill of Sheffield is recorded in Baillies 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World' book as working from 1781-1811. The circular dials were often seen in this area.

Height 7ft 4 "/ 224 cms

Depth 9 1/2" / 24 cms Width 21 " / 53 cms.

£ 1350 (US$ 1741) (Euro 1483)

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JOHN WILKES, EVESHAM Circa 1795


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An impressive Georgian mahogany longcase clock with rare feature of centre seconds. A swan-neck hood pediment with brass patterae and central brass finial. Fretwork to the hood with fluted brass capped hood columns. A raised plinth panel with choice flame veneers to the case. An early example of a painted dial with raised gilt corner decorations and Georgian lady in the arch cartouche. Centre seconds hand and a date aperture. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

John Wilkes of Evesham is recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working circa 1795.

Height 7ft 9 "/ 237 cms

£ 2850 (US$ 3277) (Euro 3078)

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EDWARD BARTON, OLDHAM CIRCA 1790


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A Lancashire Georgian period longcase clock. A well proportioned walnut case with an arched hood pediment and carved wooden central finial. Fretwork below the pediment and tapered hood side columns. Trunk side columns and canted base sides. A decorative arched trunk door. A square brass and silvered dial with silvered chapter ring, date and seconds. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Barton family of clockmakers worked in the Manchester area in the 18th century. This example by Edward Barton of Oldham dates to circa 1790.

Height 7 ft 4 " / 224 cms.

Width 21 " / 53 cms Depth 10 " / 26 cms

£ 1650 (US$ 1897) (Euro 1782)

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QUAKER HOODED WALL CLOCK, Circa 1710.


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A rare early Quaker hooded wall clock. An oak case with moulded top and fretwork to the pediment. A small 8" square brass dial with distinctive quaker designed circular dial decorations. A lovely original single blued steel hand with quarter hour dial markers. A lyre shaped steel and brass single train mechanism of unusual design with anchor escapement and the original small lead weight. Circa 1710.

The clock came from a private collection and has survived in remarkably original condition. Early quaker clocks turn up infrequently and are often unsigned. Most were made in the Oxfordshire area.

Height 17 " / 43 cms Width 16 " / 41 cms Depth 9 1/2 " / 24 cms.

 

£ 1950 (US$ 2534) (Euro 2143)

 

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thomas FOLLIT, LICHFIELD Circa 1765


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A Georgian automaton longcase clock. An oak case with a flat moulded hood pediment and brass capped side columns. Rear quarter columns. Walnut crossbanding to the golden oak case and a raised plinth panel on shaped feet. An arched brass and silvered dial with 'Time Flieth' rocking father time to the aperture. A well engraved seconds dial and date aperture with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Thomas Follit of Lichfield is recorded in Mc Kenna's 'Clockmakers and Watchmakers of Central England' book as working from 1750-1773.

Height 7ft 6 "/ 229 cms Width 21 " / 53 cms Depth 11" / 28 cms

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