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Westminster chimes movement chiming every 15 minutes. There is a presentation plaque on the case which can be removed if not wanted. Height 5'8"(173 cms.) Delivery and setting up of this clock is free to any destination on the UK mainland.
More correctly known as longcase clocks, these are clocks with a hooded pendulum, housed in a tall enclosed case, about seven feet high.
Introduced during the latter part of the 17th century, the longcase clock has remained popular to the present day.
As a general rule, the designs of the clock cases followed the stylistic developments of the past three centuries.
Australian longcase clocks dating from the colonial period are very scarce and very expensive.
The best known of the early colonial clockmakers was James Oatley, but even of his work little more than a dozen clocks are known to have survived.
Height 7'11" (95")(241cms.) to bottom of detachable centre finial. Delivery and setting up of this clock is free to any destination on the UK mainland. Price: £4,100CIRCA 1780 14" MOON PHASES brass arch dial with beautiful engraved centre and " THE MOON AND STARS BY NIGHT " engraved at the top of the arch.
Late 17th and early 18th century clocks inspired the cabinetmaker to extraordinary heights in the art of marquetry inlay, very often in the complex and intricate 'seaweed' patterns.
Other clocks were lacquered and decorated with gilded chinoiseries.
Figured mahogany case with reeded quarter columns to sides of trunk and Fan,inlays in corners of the base Height 7'8" to top of detachable centre finial. Delivery and setting up of this clock is free to any destination on the UK mainland. 13" Painted Arch Dial with Rolling Moon Phases, Painted Centre and Subsiduary Seconds and Date Dials.
There is also a one year guarantee SENSIBLE OFFER CONSIDEREDPrice: £2,500Circa 1830 12" Painted arch dial with rolling Moon Phases in beautiful inlaid oak case. This clock will be delivered to any destination on the UK mainland and set up free of charge. Flame Mahogany Case with Full Reeded Pillars to Sides of Trunk Door.This clock will be delivered by me personally, John Shone and my good lady wife Tanya to any destination on the UK mainland and set up free of charge. SENSIBLE OFFER COSIDERED Price: £3,950CIRCA 1770 12" brass arch dial with subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture.