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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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JOHN CHAFFEY, SHERBORNE Circa 1795


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A Georgian period Dorset longcase clock. A fine quality mahogany case with marquetry shell inlays to the hood pediment and chequered banded inlays. Banded inlays to the trunk and base panel with re-entrant detailing. Chamfered trunk sides. Corinthian capped fluted hood columns with brass capped ends. A well proportioned case standing on the original feet. A very attractive and well engraved arched silvered dial. Tempus Fugit to the arch and engraved dial corners, date and seconds dials with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

John Chaffey of Sherborne is recorded in Tribe and Whatmoors' 'Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers' book as working in 1793 and engraved silvered dials are noted by the maker.

Height 7ft 1 "/ 216 cms

Depth 12 " / 30 cms Width 21 " / 52 cms.

£ 1950 (US$ 2554) (Euro 2146)

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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

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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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GEORGE WILLIAMS , AXBRIDGE Circa 1780.


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A very slim 'Grandmother' type longcase clock. Choice burr walnut case veneers and a crossbanded base panel. A flat moulded hood pediment with turned side columns. A small 8" arched brass dial (11" high) with engraved corners. 'Geo. Williams, Axbridge' with chased engraving to the arch. A central alarm dial disc and blued steel hands. A brass cased single weight, non-striking 5 day duration mechanism. A subsidiary alarm mechanism running on a chain.

George Williams of Axbridge is recorded in A J Moores' 'Somerset Clockmakers' book as working in 1780 and moved to Bath in 1785. The case is later purpose made from the Edwardian period, circa 1910 and made to a high standard.

Height 6ft 10 " / 208 cms Width 14" / 36 cms Depth 9 1/2 " / 23 cms.

 

£ 1650 (US$ 2214) (Euro 1816)

 

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GEORGE SPURR, AYLESBURY Circa 1750


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A small 'cottage' Georgian Buckinghamshire longcase clock. A flat top pediment to the oak case of neat proportions. Gilded wooden front and rear hood column capitals. A slim trunk door with the original brass escutcheon. A small 9 1/2" brass and silvered dial with corner brass cast spandrels. A nicely engraved dial centre with the makers name and original single hand dial layout. A well constructed 'birdcage' 30 hour mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

George Spurr of Aylesbury is recorded in 'The Clock and Watchmakers of Buckinghamshire' book. He is noted in Quarter session records in 1724-5.

Height 6ft 4 "/ 193 cms Width 18 " / 46 cms Depth 10" / 26 cms

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