Friday
Jun262015

Bray 165 Tottenham Court Road London c.1850 Stock No. 3397

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Bray 165 Tottenham Court Road London  c.1850

An attractive early Victorian wall timepiece of small size, the 9” convex dial elegantly signed ‘Bray, 165 Tottenham Court Road London’, the fusee movement faced by steel ‘pierced moon’ hands, in a mahogany case with turned dial surround, and cast brass bezel.

Stock No. 3397

William Thomas Bray is recorded working in Tottenham Court Road from 1839 - 1863

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Wednesday
Jun032015

Whitehurst Derby c.1840

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Whitehurst Derby c.1840

A rare and very original quarter striking hook and spike wall clock by this prestigious maker, the the 10” octagonal dial with the signature and perimeter ring marked in gold, fronting an unnumbered eight day three train movement striking the hours on one bell, and the quarters on two further bells. The short pendulum has ‘IWD’ cast into the bob, and the weights similarly marked ‘IW’.

Stock No. 3401

 

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Wednesday
Jun032015

3396 John Decka, Poplar c.1785

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John Decka, Poplar c.1785

A fine Georgian wall timepiece with an engraved brass dial (12” diameter) with a fine five pillar movement (one pillar latched) and restored verge escapement. The  saltbox case has early restoration to the apron, a turned mahogany bezel with lock and particularly fine pierced steel hands.

Stock No: 3396

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Wednesday
Jun032015

3389 Payne & Co. 163 New Bond Street London. c. 1875

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Payne & Co. 163 New Bond Street London.  c. 1875

A small wall timepiece, the 8” diameter dial signed ‘Payne & Co., 163 New Bond Street London’, the fusee movement with anchor escapement numbered  4650, in a mahogany case with cast brass bezel with spring lock.

Stock No. 3389

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Wednesday
Jun032015

3318 J Waylett London c. 1800

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J Waylett London c.1800

A Georgian wall timepiece, the 12” diameter brass dial signed ‘J Waylett London’, the original verge escapement with detachable pendulum, in a mahogany case with turned dial surround carrying a heavy moulded brass bezel with integral lock.

Stock No. 3318

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Wednesday
Jun032015

3307 Saml. Hardy London c. 1790

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Saml. Hardy London c. 1790

A rare Georgian wall timepiece with a 10” diameter brass dial with roman and arabic numerals, the original verge and crown wheel escapement fronted by decorative steel hands in a mahogany case with double saltbox projections and an unusual fully opening side panel in place of side and bottom doors.

Stock No. 3307

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Wednesday
Apr292015

Hedge Colchester c. 1790 Stock No. 3382

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Hedge Colchester c. 1790 

A superb Georgian wall timepiece, the 13 ½” diameter engraved and silvered brass dial signed ‘Hedge, Colchester’, the substantial fusee movement with original anchor escapement fronted by particularly fine pierced steel hands, in a mahogany pegged case with turned dial surround and moulded brass ‘Georgian’ bezel with lock.

Stock No. 3382

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Saturday
Apr182015

W.A.Watkins 59 Carey Street Lincolns Inn London. c 1880 Stock No. 3393

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W.A.Watkins 59 Carey Street Lincolns Inn London. c 1880

An attractive small wall dial timepiece, the flat 8” diameter painted iron dial signed ‘W.A.Watkins, 59 Carey Street Lincolns Inn London’, the fusee movement faced by brass hands, in a mahogany case with turned dial surround, and cast brass bezel and sight ring.

Stock No. 3393

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Saturday
Apr182015

Sm. Peacock KImbolton c.1835 Stock No. 3391

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Sm. Peacock KImbolton c.1835

A charming small Regency trunk dial timepiece, the 8” diameter convex painted iron dial signed ‘Sm. Peacock Kimbolton’ the fusee movement with shouldered plates fronted by matching steel ‘pierced moon’ hands, in a one piece mahogany case with square base and restrained geometric brass inlay to the trunk, moulded dial surround, and cast brass bezel.

Stock No. 3391

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Saturday
Apr182015

Willm. Hunter London c.1790 Stock No. 3361a

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Willm. Hunter London c.1790

An elegant Georgian wall timepiece, the 12” diameter silvered engraved brass dial with roman and Arabic numerals, boldly signed ‘Willm. Hunter London, the fusee movement with original verge escapement and ‘A’ shaped plates in a one-piece mahogany case with a  lower salt box projection, a heavy moulded brass concave bezel, with integral lock.

Stock No. 3361a

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