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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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ISSAC HEWLETT, BRISTOL Circa 1775


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A fine quality Bristol longcase clock. An arched pediment surmounted by an original brass finial and fretwork panels to the swan neck pediment. A wavy 'Bristol' edge to the hood door. Corinthium capped twist hood columns. A shaped trunk door and base as seen on high quality Bristol cases of the Georgian period. The original bracket feet. A well engraved arched silvered dial with moon phases and high water at Bristol Key tide indicators. A date aperture and seconds hand. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. A very impressive clock.

The Hewlett family of Bristol (Wine Street) are recorded in A J Moores' 'Clockmakers of Bristol' book as working in the 18th century. Issac was noted for making high tide at Bristol Key clocks and a number are noted and illustrated in the book. They repaired the Church clocks at St Mary Redcliffe, Stapleton, St Stephens and Brislington.

Height 7ft 5 "/ 226 cms

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

£ 3650 (US$ 4197) (Euro 3942)

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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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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$ 2242) (Euro 2106)

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THOMAS SAUNDERS, LONDON Circa 1815


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A London regulator style Georgian Regency period longcase clock. A slim, well proportioned case of smaller size with choice flame mahogany veneers. An arched hood pediment with circular side glass apertures. Fluted hood sides. A cast brass bezel to the dial surround. A re-entrant moulded base panel and London design double plinth skirting. An engraved circular silvered dial with blued steel hands and seconds dial. Signed to the dial 'Thos Saunders 258 Whitechapel Road London'. A single weight driven timepiece mechanism with regulator type pendulum and brass cased weight. A tapered plated mechanism of 8-day duration, non striking.

Thomas Saunders of London is recorded in Baillies 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World' book as working from 1792-1824.

Height 6ft 8 "/ 204 cms Width 18 " / 46 cms Depth 9 " / 23 cms

£ 2950 (US$ 3392) (Euro 3186)

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