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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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JAMES GLASS, BRISTOL Circa 1840


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A good quality Bristol longcase clock. An arched pediment surmounted by 3 finials. Corinthium capped twist hood columns. A mahogany case with choice flame veneers and chequered banded inlays. An attractive arched painted dial with country scenes to the arch and corners. Date dial and seconds with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

James Glass of Bristol is recorded in A J Moores' 'Clockmakers of Bristol' book as working at Old Market Street from 1825-1854.

Height 7ft 6 "/ 229 cms

Depth 9 1/2" / 24 cms Width 19" / 49 cms.

£ 1450 (US$ 1897) (Euro 1683)

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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$ 3733) (Euro 3192)

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WILLIAM PENFOLD, ANNAN CIRCA 1865


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A Scottish Victorian longcase clock. A good quality mahogany case with choice flame veneers. A convex trunk door with side columns. A swan-neck hood pediment with central brass finial. Brass capped hood columns. A recessed base plinth panel with shaped feet. An attractive arched painted dial with lake scene to the arch. Floral dial corners with the original gold leaf. A seconds dial and date ring. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. An original pair of Scottish flat fronted cast weights.

William J Penfold of Annan is recorded in Whytes' 'Scottish Clock and Watchmakers' book as working from 1860-1878.

Height 7ft 4" / 225 cms.

Width 19" / 49 cms Depth 9" / 23 cms

£ 1450 (US$ 1856) (Euro 1624)

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THOMAS FODEN, LEEK Circa 1768.


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A Georgian period Staffordshire longcase clock. A well proportioned oak case of small proportions with crossbanding to the hood and trunk sides. A re-entrant base panel with crossbanding. A nice feature of the original gilt floral painted panel at the hood top. Fluted hood side columns. An 8-day duration mechanism with date mark of 1768 engraved. Hourly striking on the bell. A quality brass and silvered dial with date aperture and engraving to the inner dial edges.

Thomas Foden of Congleton is recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World' book as working from 1753-1785, this example signed from Leek.

Height 6ft 6 " / 199 cm Width (at widest point of hood) 23 / 59 cms Depth 10 " / 26 cms.

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THOMAS HUNTER, LONDON Circa 1780


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A fine quality Georgian London Longcase clock. An arched hood pediment surmounted by 3 original brass finials. Brass capped front and rear quarter hood column capitals with brass stopped fluting. Side glass panels to the hood sides. A well proportioned mahogany case with an arched trunk door and choice flame veneers. A well detailed brass and silvered dial with matted centre and name cartouche. A date aperture and well cast corner spandrels. A rarer feature of a lunar moon phase which is seldom seen on London longcase clocks. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. Brass cased weights as seen on London clocks of this period.

Thomas Hunter is recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1744 - 1799 at Fenchurch Street.

Height 7ft 8 "/ 234 cms Width 19" / 48 cms Depth 9" / 23 cms

£ 5600 (US$ 7168) (Euro 6384)

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