A walnut, crossbanded and boxwood-outlined longcase
Circa 1900, with 9in. square dial aperture, sliding hood
Provenance: F. Wetherfield
Sold Bonhams, London, 9 July 2013, lot 65, housing
a Tompion 30-hour movement.
Literature: F. J. Britten, Old English Clocks The
Wetherfleld Collection, 1907,5, 4
CescinskyWebster, English Domestic Clocks,
1913 (reprinted 1976), Woodbridge, 107, 77
P. Dawson, The Idem Clock Collection, 1987, 140
Rare and Interesting early thirty hour verge movement playing on a nest of six bells, the 10" square brass dial signed George Tyler, London on the brass chapter ring, enclosing a matted centre with subsidiary seconds dial signed Kidgell, Sarum over a calendar aperture
*George Tyler was recorded working at Popeshead Alley, London (1692-1723)
£1990. Reduced price!
Standard sized lantern clock 11 inch square dialed Longcase movement by / signed 'Richd Rooker-King Street, Smithfield, London'. 100% original (modern rope). C ~1685. An untouched example with much character. 40 hour time / count wheel bell strike, original early anchor escapement.
Less weight and period pendulum, which can be provided.
£1190 Serviced. Reduced price!
A pristine, original movement / dial / hand set / seatboard set. Thomas Strange (Kingston) London, C 1805.
Synthetic gut strung, less pulleys, pendulum, and weights (which can be provided). 8Day time and rack type bell striking on the hour. Serviced and fully operational.