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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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JOHN CULLIFORD, BRISTOL, Circa 1710


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A fine Queen Anne period Bristol longcase clock. An oak case with flat moulded hood pediment with blind fretwork. Front and rear brass capped hood columns and side glass apertures. A slim, well proportioned case with moulded trunk door edging. A high quality brass and silvered dial with original blued steel hands. A finely engraved dial centre with inner border chased engraving and decoration around the date aperture. A seconds dial and ringed winding holes. An 8-day duration, 5 pillar mechanism striking the hours on a bell. Brass cased weights.

John Culliford of Bristol worked from 1692-1716. He is noted and well documented in A J Moores' 'The Clockmakers of Bristol' book as making Lantern clocks and longcase. He is also recorded in Loomes 'The Early Clockmakers of Great Britain' as repairing the church clock from 1706.

Height 6ft 11 "/ 210 cms

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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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JOHN SKARRATT, WORCESTER CIRCA 1835


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A small 'cottage' oak longcase clock with mahogany crossbanding. A flat top pediment with fluted detailing underneath. Brass capped fluted hood side columns. Mahogany crossbanding to the trunk with a diamond shaped inlay. An attractive square painted dial with original gold leaf work to the corners. A seconds dial and date aperture. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Skarratt family of clockmakers worked in Worcester, Kington and Hay in the 19th century. John Skarratt is listed in Loomes' 'Watccmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1828-1860.

Height 6ft 5 " / 196 cms.

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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

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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

£ 2450 (US$ 3140) (Euro 2892)

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