Movements / Dials and Components

A Small, Late 17th C Walnut Longcase - Vintage Replica Case

A walnut, crossbanded and boxwood-outlined longcase

Circa 1900, with 9in. square dial aperture, sliding hood

184cm high


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


£1200.

RARE AND INTERESTING EARLY THIRTY HOUR VERGE MOVEMENT PLAYING ON A NEST OF SIX BELLS, THE 10"

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!

Lantern Clock - Square Dialed Longcase Movement 'Richd Rooker-Kingstreet, Smithfield, London' C 1685

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!   

Pristine Regency White 12 inch Painted Dial 8-Day Longcase Movement 'Thos. Strange - London'

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.

£460.