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
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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Saturday
Feb212015

Thos. H Hunsdon Chelmsford c. 1790 -- Stock No.3299

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Thos. H Hunsdon Chelmsford  c.1790

A Georgian lacquered tavern clock of small size, the 16” diameter white painted wood dial above a short trunk, the door decorated with a Chinese scene, with moulded base, the timepiece movement with a five wheel train fronted by heart tipped brass hands, the minute hand with counterbalance. Total height: 43”

Stock No.3299

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Saturday
Feb212015

Frodsham Gracechurch Street London c.1830 -- Stock No. 3323

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Frodsham Gracechurch Street London c.1830

A small drop dial wall timepiece, the 8” diameter convex iron dial signed ‘Frodsham Gracechurch Street London’.The fusee movement has nicely shaped plates,  and is fronted by matching steel hands. The one piece mahogany case has restrained brass inlay to the square based trunk, a rear access door, and a cast brass bezel.

Stock No. 3323

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Saturday
Feb212015

Widenham & Adams, Lombard Street, London. c.1860 -- Stock no. 3324

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Widenham & Adams, Lombard Street, London. c.1860

A unique drop dial wall timepiece with passing hour strike on a gong. The 12” diameter silvered engraved brass dial signed ‘Widenham & Adams, Lombard Street, London’, and with the Latin motto ‘RESPICE FINEM’ in place of hour numerals. This can be loosely translated as ‘consider the end’ - a moralistic motto adopted by several colleges and institutions. The case with glazed pendulum aperture, is profusely decorated with baroque swags, and is most remarkably surmounted by a depiction of  Satyr and Satyress pouring presumably wine from an amphora.

Stock no. 3324

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