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Browse through 4 pages of antique longcase clocks 'grandfather' or 'tallcase' clocks. To help choose check your maximum ceiling height and find a clock where the proportions will suit best. Always leave at least a 3 inch gap if you have low ceilings, small 'Cottage' clocks normally in stock. Do you prefer oak or mahogany cases and brass or painted faces ? U.K. and
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J HOUGHTON, CHORLEY, Circa 1790


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A fine quality Cheshire moon phase longcase clock. An impressive case with choice mahogany case veneers with marquetry inlays. Brass capped fluted hood columns, trunk sides with canted base corners. Fan inlays to the base panel. A swan-neck hood pediment surmounted by 3 original wooden finials. An attractive painted dial with floral corners, birds and 5 minute outer markers. Lunar moon phases and a date dial. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Houghton family of clockmakers are well recorded in Loomes' 'Lancashire Clockmakers' book and worked in the 18th and 19th centuries in and around the Liverpool area. This clock is by James or John and is circa 1790.

Height 7ft 5 "/ 226 cms

£ 2250 (US$ 2994) (Euro 2542)

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WILLIAM BLANCHARD, HULL Circa 1820


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A quality Georgian longcase clock of good proportions. An oak case with mahogany crossbanding in a typical Hull area case. A 'Hull pagoda' pediment surmounted by 2 original brass finials and a marquetry inlay. An arched trunk door with banded edging. An arched painted dial with romantic scene to the arch and Georgian fan corner decorations with the original giltwork. Date and seconds dials. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

William Blanchard of Hull is recorded in Loomes' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1813-1823.

Height 7ft "/ 214 cms

£ 1650 (US$ 2117) (Euro 1950)

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J SMYTHES, LONDON CIRCA 1770


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A fine quality Georgian London longcase clock with a bolt and shutter, 6-pillar mechanism. A Chionoiserie lacquered dark green/black case with detailed Chinese scenes to the case. An arched pediment flanked by a pair of original giltwood finials. Glass side hood apertures and gilded front column capitals. An arched silvered dial with fine engraving with date and seconds dials. A pull lever for the bolt and shutter maintaining power. A finely engineered 6 pillar mechanism striking the hours on a bell with outside countwheel. 8 day duration.

There are two Smythes of London listed in Loomes' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book. The London made case is slightly earlier than the dial and mechanism. A rare oppoutunity to buy a fine mechanism like this at this price.

Height 7ft " / 214 cms.

£ 2950 (US$ 3923) (Euro 3334)

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RICHARD SMITH, PORTSMOUTH Circa 1740.


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A Georgian period mahogany longcase clock. A well proportioned case in solid Cuban mahogany with an arched hood pediment surmounted by 3 brass finials. Hood glass side apertures. Brass capped hood columns and an arched trunk door. A raised plinth panel. An arched brass and silvered dial with name cartouche to the arch. Dial corner spandrels, date and seconds dials. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. A brass flat rod pendulum of London design often seen on Portsmouth clocks of this period.

Richard Smith of Portsmouth is recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working before 1748. We had a very similair clock by this maker some years ago.

Height 7ft 2 " / 219 cm

SOLD

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JOHN BARR, PORT GLASGOW Circa 1780


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A quality Georgian Scottish Longcase clock. A swan-neck hood pediment surmounted by 3 original giltwood finials. Brass capped front and rear quarter hood column capitals. A well proportioned mahogany case with figured trunk door flanked by brass capped side columns. A well detailed brass and silvered dial with fine central engraving. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

John Barr of Port Glasgow is recorded in Whytes' 'Scottish Clockmakers' book as working in 1783.

Height 7ft 5 "/ 224 cms

SOLD

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