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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Friday
Jan092015

W Edwards & Son c.1835 Stock No. 2924

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W.Edwards & Son, 2, Theberton Street, Islington. c.1835

A good early Victorian wall timepiece, the 12” diameter convex painted iron dial signed ‘W Edwards & Son, 2 Theberton St, Islington’, the fusee movement with elegant houlderd plates fronted by matching steel ‘pierced moon’ hands, in a mahogany case with narrow turned dial surround, and cast brass bezel.

Stock No. 2924

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Thursday
Feb202014

Anon: c.1860 Stock No. 3332

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Anon: c.1860

A French 'exhibition' skeleton timepiece with alarm under a glass dome. The alarm mechanism is located in the ebonised base, with remote pull winding and setting from outside the glass dome. The delicately engraved brass frame has silk suspension, and carries a small porcelain enamel chapter and pierced moon hands. Total height, (without dome) = 9".

Stock No. 3332

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Thursday
Feb202014

William S Burton 33 Oxford Street c.1880 Stock No. 3320 

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William S Burton 33 Oxford Street c.1880

A good wall timepiece, the 12" diameter flat iron dial signed 'William S Burton, 33 Oxford Street', the chain fusee movement with square plates fronted by plain steel hands in a mahogany case with cast brass bezel.

Stock No. 3320 

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Thursday
Feb202014

J.J.Stockall London c.1880 Stock No. 3315

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J.J.Stockall, London c.1880

A good late nineteenth century wall timepiece, the 12" diameter flat iron  dial signed 'J J Stockall, London', the square plated chain fusee movement in an oak case with a cast brass bezel.

Stock No. 3315

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Thursday
Feb202014

Rigby Charing Cross London c. 1820 Stock No. 3305

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Rigby Charing Cross London c. 1820

A rococo Regency mantel timepiece, the fine chain fusee movement signed to the backplate ' Rigby Charing Cross London', and fronted by very delicate Vulliamy type 'pierced heart' steel hands. The dial has engine turned engraving, and sits in a heavily moulded brass case, all with the original gilding. Height: 8"

Stock No. 3305

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Thursday
Feb202014

Wright Kennington c.1850 Stock No. 3296

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Wright Kennington c.1850

A good early Victorian wall timepiece, the 12" diameter flat dial signed 'Wright, Kennington', the fusee movement with shouldered plates fronted by matching steel 'trefoil' hands, in a mahogany case with a cast brass bezel.

Stock No. 3296

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Thursday
Feb202014

Anon: c.1850 Stock No. 3234

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Anon: c.1850 

A good quality Victorian skeleton clock, the timepiece fusee movement with six spoke wheels to the train, and skeletonised barrel, fronted by a narrow silvered engraved brass chapter ring, on a rosewood veneered base with brass decoration, under an oval glass dome. Ht. (without dome): 11 ½ "

Stock No. 3234

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