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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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JOSEPH TESTI, SOMERTON CIRCA 1830


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A Somerset longcase clock of small proportions. An attractive example of a painted dial with red roses to the corners. A seconds dial and decorative brass hands. An oak case with mahogany crossbanding. A swan-neck hood pediment with brass patterae. Brass capped ebonised hood columns. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Joseph Testi of Somerton is recorded in A J Moores' 'The Clockmakers of Somerset' book as working in 1830. An example is illustrated in the book.

Height 6ft 9 " / 206 cms.

Width 17" / 44 cms Depth 9" / 23 cms

£ 1250 (US$ 1598) (Euro 1438)

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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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NICHOLAS BLONDELL, GUERNSEY Circa 1780


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A rare Channel Islands, Guernsey Georgian period longcase clock. A fine mahogany case with inlays. An arched hood pediment surmounted by 3 brass ball finials and a banded marquetry inlay. Side glass hood apertures and Corinthian capped hood columns. An arched trunk door with fan inlays. A swan to the base panel with banded inlaid edges. A brass and silvered dial with strike/silent to the arch with seconds and a date aperture. Engraved to the chapter ring 'N Blondel a Guernesey'. A high quality 5 pillar London type mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Nicholas Blondel is recorded in Loomes 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World' book as working in Paris and Guernsey from 1743-1789.

Height 7ft 3"/ 223 cms Width 21 " / 55 cms Depth 9 1/2 " / 25 cms

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