Tuesday
Jun132017

Desbois and Wheeler Grays Inn Passage c.1810 Stock No. 3469

Desbois and Wheeler  Grays Inn Passage  c.1810

A very well proportioned Georgian tavern clock by these distinguished makers, with a 20” diameter wooden dial, brass hands, the minute counterbalanced,  and a mahogany case with fine flame mahogany veneer to the door.

Stock No.3469

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Tuesday
Jun132017

Chas: Plumley Ludgate Hill London c.1820 Stock No. 3408

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Chas: Plumley Ludgate Hill London  c.1820

A classic Regency bracket clock, with an 8” diameter convex dial to the two train movement with anchor escapement, signed on the backplate, and with pull repeat strike, in a mahogany case with a brass lined panel to the apron. Total height - 16 ¾ “

Stock No. 3408

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Tuesday
Jun132017

John Spencer Union St Glasgow No.39 c. 1860 Stock No.3420

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John Spencer Union St Glasgow No.39  c.1860

An unusual  Scottish stick barometer with a signed  ivorine scale, and simple brass marker, in a mahogany case with typical `Scottish box cistern cover.

Stock No.3420

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Tuesday
Jun132017

P. D. Harris, Eastcheap London. c.1830 Stock No. 3354

P. D. Harris, Eastcheap London. c.1830

An elegant late Regency mantel timepiece, the 4” diameter convex painted dial signed ‘P D Harris, Eastcheap, London’, the backplate to the fusee movement  similarly signed, in an elegant mahogany ‘pagoda top’ case with pineapple finial, and restrained brass stringing to the apron. 12” high overall.

Stock No. 3354

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Tuesday
Jun132017

BR(E) 15427 c.1900 Stock No. 3323

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BR(E) 15427 c.1900

A small railway clock with an 8 “ diameter dial, the fusee movement by Jno. Walker in a mahogany case with a cast brass bezel.

Stock No. 3323

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Tuesday
Jun132017

Fras. Perigal Bond Street c.1790 Stock No. 3317

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Fras. Perigal  Bond Street  c.1790

 A large wall timepiece, with a 16” diameter wooden dial, and original verge escapement, in a mahogany case with a turned dial surround carrying a heavy moulded brass bezel.

Stock No. 3317

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Thursday
Feb022017

James Tregent London c. 1800 stock number 3468

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James Tregent London c.1800

A good small tavern clock by James Tregent, with a 22” white painted wood dial, the timepiece movement fronted by typical ‘pierced heart’ brass hands. The mahogany case has a fine flame veneer, a quarter round base with a door for pendulum regulation, and simple rounded ‘ears’. Total height - 47”

 

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Sunday
Jan152017

Barraud & Lund, Cornhill, London. c.1850 Stock No. 3444 

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Barraud & Lund, Cornhill, London. c.1850

A small fusee timepiece by these quality makers, the 4” diameter engine turned gilt dial signed around the XII, with the backplate similarly signed, in an elegant  black  basalt case.

Stock No. 3444 

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Sunday
Jan152017

R.Gray & Son, Glasgow. c. 1835 Stock No. 3339

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R.Gray & Son, Glasgow.  c. 1835

A fine quality mantel timepiece, with a  6” diameter silvered engraved brass dial and ‘pierced moon’ steel hands, in a restrained ebonised case, the movement with engraved backplate and steel rod pendulum with a very heavy bob.

Stock No. 3339

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Monday
Sep262016

J. Smith and Son Clerkenwell for Clark Bishop Stortford.  c.1870

Smith and Son Clerkenwell for Clark Bishop Stortford.

The frame of this skeleton clock is a J.Smith Clerkenwell design. (See ‘British Skeleton Clocks’, by Derek Roberts, published by Antique Collectors Club,1987, Fig ¾6a, p.133). This firm was set up in c.1840, and between about 1850 and 1900 was one of the premier London clock factories. Henry J Clark is recorded working in Bishop Stortford in 1874, and would have been the retailer of this clock, adding his name to it on a plaque.


Stock No. 3443

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