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8 Day Loncase Clock
  The 8 day movement uses a pinned count wheel to strike the hours on a bell, and has a kneed hammer spring and Hindley's small escape wheel. The brass and silvered dial has calendar work in the arch and a seconds dial below the XII numeral the dial centre is other wise plain and matted, the chapter ring has 'Hindley YORK' engraved around the VI numeral. The plain oak case has a flat topped hood with wooden pillars and capitals, the trunk has a full length broken arch door the plain base stands on bracket feet.

Henry Hindley worked in York from around 1731 until his death in 1771, during which time he made numerous clocks of all types, many of which are in daily use in some of York's most notable buildings, including the Minster, the Mansion house, the Guildhall, the Castle Museum, and the Bar Convent. His turret clocks are to be found in several churches and public buildings in Yorkshire. The long case clock described above is a relatively simple example of this makers sometimes complex work but is never the less a well made and largely original clock.
Price: £9500.00

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Bristol / West Country Style 8 Day Longcase Clock
  Mahogany case with boxwood lining. The hood with pie crust moulding to the door has barley twist pillars and shaped cresting to the top with three brass finials the centre one depicting a bird. The square topped trunk door has a brass escutcheon following the bird design of the central finial, the trunk has chamfered corners and the base, front bracket feet.

The arch of the enamelled dial has an unusual and attractive scene of a waterside mansion, the corners with allegorical maidens depicting the four seasons. The hands are of blued steel, that of the calendar chapter being inoperative.
Price: £2990.00

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8 Day Longcase Clock
  An 8 day longcase Clock in the typical Lancashire style with the unusual feature of having four different makers names on the main components of the clock.

1. DIAL FRONT
Leigh Newton. Painted on the white dial William. Leigh. Newton-in-the-Willows. Maker of clocks and watches in 1822 and also tower clocks. .

2. FALSEPLATE AND BACK OF DIAL
William Whitaker Halifax A286 Cast into the falseplate and painted on the rear of the dial William.Whitaker. Halifax. Dial maker and painter.

3. MOVEMENT
Ainsworth Warrington cast into the top of the front of the front plate. George. Ainsworth. Warrington. Brass founder and pinion maker. (c1795-1815)

4. CASE
Atherton 54, stamped on the front right side of the trunk below the pillars. Thomas Atherton Warrington 1765 known to have made cases for Wm. Lawson of Newton and Adam Costen of Kirkham.

An outstanding example of Lancashire clockmaking in as near original condition as is possible for around 200 years of age. The 8 day movement strikes the hours on a bell. The white enamel dial has moon roller to the arch, seconds and date subsidiary dials and allegorical figures depicting the arts in the 4 corners and has crisply defined brass hands. The solid and part veneered mahogany case is well figured and has a deep and rich finish, the hood has a broken swan necked pediment with wooden paterae and finials, pillars that consist of clusters of four "Chinese" columns at the front and two at the back. The hood pillars are repeated with clusters of three columns on each side of the triple pointed gothic style trunk door.
Price: £9950.00

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Scottish Mahogany Longcase Clock
  A good quality 19th century Scottish mahogany longcase clock, the circular brass dial with silvered chapter circle, seconds dial and calendar dial has matching blued steel hands. The eight day movement striking the hours on a bell has a wood rod pendulum with a substantial brass cased bob and large rating nut, the cast iron weights are on four armed, spoked pulleys.

The case of well figured and rich coloured mahogany is of typical Scottish, late regency design and has an arched top hood with pyramid finials, canted and fluted angles to the front corners, circular sound frets to the sides and a cast concave section brass bezel to the dial. The trunk has a rectangular door with narrow recessed panels above and below, the base also with recessed panel, stands on arched bracket feet.
Price: £3750.00

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8 Day Longcase Clock
  The oak case freely decorated with Greek moulding and blind fretting has a broken swan neck pediment with wooden rosettes, wooden pillars attached to the hood door and quarter pillars at the rear, all with wooden capitals. The trunk with shaped top door sits on a plain plinth with bracket feet. The arched brass dial has a large silvered name disc in the arch engraved “Hugh Pannell Northallerton“ the silvered chapter ring engraved with Roman and Arabic numerals and the dial centre also silvered has engraved second’s chapter and floral decoration with an aperture for the date disk. Hugh Pannell has been heavily researched by Dr David F Severs resulting in a book published in 1998 entitled Northallerton’s Clockmakers: Hugh Pannell and his Successors this book is now out of print, a second book containing further recently researched information on Northallerton and its clock makers and details of recently discovered clocks by this versatile maker including a photograph of this example is to be published shortly.
Price: £5250.00

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Longcase Clock
 

A magnificent 8 day longcase clock by one of York's most respected makers. The 12 inches x 17 inches brass dial has a matted centre with recessed aperture for the seconds disc and the date circle applied silvered chapter ring, strike silent ring and curved signature plate, the spandrel design is absolutely typical of the period.The five pillar 8 day movement sits on an oak seat board and is secured through the 2 lower pillars.

The fine well figured mahogany case with broken swan necked pediment, dentil moulding, fretted sound apertures fluted pillars with heavy brass capitals and finials to the hood, has a symetrical shaped top slender trunk door with elegant fluted quarter pillars and capitals, to either side. The base with applied panel moulding stands on shaped feet, the whole being tastefully applied with fruit wood borders and decoration.

Jonathan Storr was born in York in 1739 and died in 1805 a copy of his will is available.


Price: £6950.00

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30 Hour Longcase Clock
 

A fine quality mahogany cased 30 hour clock from the south of England with a typical southern posted frame movement, striking the hours on a bell. The painted dial with roman numerals and makers inscription has the unusual feature (for a 30hr clock) of a seconds chapter as well as a date chapter using matching brass hands and has flower corner paintings, The hood surmounted by a wavy frieze and 3 well proportioned ball and eagle finials has plain brass capped pillars, the trunk door is flat topped and the base with recessed panel sits on a plain plinth. the whole case in magnificently coloured and figured mahogany.

William Tanner worked in both Lewes and Hailsham and is recorded as having made public clocks as well as longcase clocks and watches, he lived to be about 74.


Price: £2990.00

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8 day white dial longcase clock
  A typical mid Victorian longcase clock from the north west of England. The oak case inlaid with satin wood, rosewood and mahogany has a hood with swan neck pediment and turned pillars, the trunk with similar inset pillars, flanking the gothic topped door, the base has bracket feet. The dial with rural cottage scenes in the four corners and arch, has Roman numerals a seconds chapter and a calendar wheel behind a viewing aperture, The time and seconds hands are brass. The 8 day 4 pillar movement strikes the hours on a bell. This largely original and very well preserved clock is a solid example of clock making of the period.
Price: £1950.00

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8 Day Longcase clock
  Oak cased 8 day long case clock with enamelled circular dial having Roman hour numerals, Arabic minute numerals at five minutes and unusual design steel hands. The simple oak case with mitre shaped trunk door and square hood top with applied swan neck mount. The dial has had a makers name and place of work but they are now almost completely worn and undecipherable, round dials of this style were most popular in the North midlands and a clock without second or date indication is most reminiscent of John Whitehurst of Derby.
Price: £2750.00

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Mahogany 8 Day Longcase clock White Enamel Dial
  Undecorated white dial with makers name in simple cartouch in the arch and Roman numerals, with seconds and calendar chapters above and below the centre. Steel hands. The break arch hood with pilasters and decorative frieze above, reeded pillars with brass capitals and silk lined sound frets to the sides. The trunk with shallow broken arch topped door above a base with cut out decoration to the plinth, the whole with light stringing and decoration.
Price: £2990.00

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