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JAMES MUIRHEAD, GLASGOW REGULATOR CIRCA 1860


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A fine quality domestic regulator longcase clock. A very impressive case of small proportions with choice flame mahogany veneers. The original carved cresting and reeded detailing beneath, Brass inset side hood sound fretted panels. Fluted side hood columns. Trunk side columns with carved tops. A raised pinth panel edging and standing on small bun feet. A silvered engraved dial with date and seconds dials and strike/silent lever above the XII position. A high quality, precision 8-day duration mechanism with dead-beat escapement and maintaining power. Brass cased weights and a wooden rod pensulum.

James Muirhead of Glasgow is recorded in Loomes' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1817. His son worked with him by 1860. He was watchmaker to the Queen in 1848 and also made for the Admilralty and Scottish railways.

Height 6ft 6 " / 198 cms Width (of hood)18 1/2 " / 48 cms Depth 10 " / 25 cms

£ 4750 (US$ 6218) (Euro 5227)

 

 

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HENRY POTTLE, WINCHESTER CIRca 1835


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A quality Hampshire longcase clock of slim proportions. A fine mahogany case with choice flame mahogany veneers. The original cresting to the hood and side sound fretwork circular panels. Line inlays to the case and a raised plinth moulding and decorative base skirting. A circular painted dial with seconds and blued steel 'moon' hands. A quality 5 pillar mechanism of 8-day duration with brass cased weights and flat brass rod pendulum as seen on finer clocks.

Henry Pottle of Winchester is recorded in Loomes' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1830-1867.

Height 6ft 11 1/2 / 213 cms Width 18 1/2 " / 48 cms Depth 9 1/2" / 24cms.

£ 1950 (US$ 2537) (Euro 2164)

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LAW & SON, BALLs POND ROAD, LONDON CIRCA 1865


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A good quality London longcase clock. An architectural pediment with central brass patterae and coloured glass side hood apertures. A London area 'regulator' style case with a re-entrant base panel and fluted trunk sides. Choice flame mahogany case veneers. A cast brass bezel surround to the circular painted dial signed 'Law and Son, Balls Pond Road'. A seconds dial and blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Thomas Law and Son of London are recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1863.

Height 7ft 1 " / 217 cms Width (at widest point at hood top) 18 " / 47 cms Depth 9 " / 23 cms.

£ 2200 (US$ 2530) (Euro 2376)

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HENRY HAWKINS, PLYMOUTH Circa 1795


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A Devonshire Georgian longcase clock of slim proportions. A mahogany case with a moulded arched hood pediment. Front and rear hood side columns. A arched trunk door and beeded trunk sides. A brass and silvered engraved dial with corner spandrels and strike/silent feature to the arch. A very well engraved silvered dial centre signed 'Henry Hawkinds Plymouth'. Blued steel hands with date and seconds. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. Quality feature of brass cased weights.

Henry Hawkins of Plymouth is recorded in Ponsford's 'Devon Clockmakers and Watchmakers' book as working in 1798.

Height 6ft 11 " / 210cms Width (at widest point of hood) 18 / 47 cms Depth

10" / 25 cms

£ 1950 (US$ 2459) (Euro 2146)

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HANCOCK, CHARD Circa 1825


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A Somerset late Georgian period longcase clock. A swan neck hood pediment with central brass finial. Brass capped hood side columns. An oak and mahogany crossbanded case. An attractive painted dial with corner floral gilt, blue and pink geometric decorations with a date and seconds. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Hancock family of Clockmakers are well documented in A J Moores ' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of Somerset' and worked in a number of towns and villages. This example by John Hancock of Chard dates to circa 1825.

Height 6ft 11 1/2 " / 213 cms Width 19 1/2 " / 50 cms Depth 9 " / 24 cms.

£ 1250 (US$ 1437) (Euro 1350)

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