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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

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WILLIAM BARNARD, NEWARK Circa 1760.


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A Georgian period Nottinghamshire longcase clock. A well proportioned oak case with a caddy top surmounted by original gilded wooden ball finials. Gilded hood capitals to the front and rear. An arched trunk door with original outside hinges. A brass and silvered dial with corner spandrels, date and seconds with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

William Barnard of Newark is recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World' book as working until 1784 and born in 1707. This example dates to circa 1760.

Height 7ft 5 " / 226 cm Width (at widest point of hood) 21 / 54 cms Depth 11" / 26 cms.

£ 1950 (US$ 2552) (Euro 2262)

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WEBB & SON FROME Circa 1820


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A Somerset Georgian period moon phase longcase clock by Webb of Frome. A well proportioned oak and mahogany crossbanded case with choice grain and a shell inlay to the trunk door. A swan neck hood pediment with central brass finial. Brass capped fluted hood columns. Champfered trunk sides and a base panel. An attractive arched painted dial with lunar moon phases to the arch. Gilt and floral corners with date and seconds dials. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Webb family of clockmakers are well documented and illustrated in A J Moores' 'The Clockmakers of Somerset' book as working in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Height 7ft 3"/ 221 cms Width 19" / 48 cms Depth 9" / 23 cms

£ 2250 (US$ 2722) (Euro 2473)

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