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1878/18: A good early 18th century month-going marquetry LONGCASE CLOCK by Windmills of London. The case is typical of the period, with barley-twist columns to the square-topped hood; fine marquetry to the long door with lentical and a similarly inlaid base. The month-going movement strikes hours on a bell with outside countwheel and finned pillars, whilst the dial has subsidiary seconds; date aperture. Signed: Windmills, London. 76ins (194cms). *Joseph Windmills and son Thomas, were well-known and good makers of clocks. Joseph became Master of the Clockmakers Company in 1702; Thomas in 1719.. c.1730

18thcentury, clock, longase, marquetry


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