Stock in the Longase Category

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1649/18: THOMAS SIMSON of HERTFORD: a good quality late 18th century mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in fine condition and in perfect working order. Typical of good London "provincial clocks of the period, the splendid case has brass-inlaid columns to the hood and trunk; long trunk door and panelled base with double plinth. The 8-day movement strikes hours on a bell with "Strike/Silent" control in the arch and date wheel. 84ins (213cms) high. *Thomas Simson was apprenticed in 1766 and worked in Hertford from 1775-1795. c.1780

18thcentury, clock, longase, mahogany

£3650

1646/18: An attractive late 19th century walnut "GRANDMOTHER" LONGCASE CLOCK in full working order. The walnut case features columns either side of the hood; long arched-top trunk door incorporating finely-figured veneers and a panelled base with solid ogee feet. The 8-day movement is weight-driven and strikes hours on a bell, whilst the engraved dial, with its silvered chapter-ring, features a "rolling moon" in the arch ~ an unusual feature for a longcase clock of this size. 73ins high; 15ins wide; 8.5ins deep. (185 x 38 x 21.5cms) c.1890

clock, Grandmother, longase, walnut

£1950

1629/18: JOHN BELL, BATH: a good quality mid-19th century mahogany REGULATOR longcase CLOCK in full working order. The case is typical with Regency influences to the hood pediment; glazed trunk door and double plinth base. The 8-day movement has thick plates; maintaining power; deadbeat escapement; a wood-rod pendulum with precision adjustment and an engraved silvered regulator dial with separate dials for seconds and hours. 84ins high; 21ins wide; 9ins deep (213 x 53 x 23cms)*John Bell, son of a boot & shoe maker, was born in 1825 and died in 1882. Astonishingly he set up shop for 10 years at No. 3 Quiet Street Bath! c.1860

Bath, clock, longase, regulator

£3950