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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

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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.

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COUTTS, BURNTISLAND Circa 1790.


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A Georgian period Scottish oak longcase clock. A well proportioned case of slim proportions. A swan neck hood pediment with fretwork panels. Brass patterae and a central brass finial. Brass capped fluted hood columns and fluted trunk side columns. The original plinth skirting. An attractive arched painted dial with floral corners and floral vase to the top. Blued steel hands with date and seconds indicators. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Coutts of Burntisland is recorded in Whytes' 'Scottish Clock and watchmakers book working in 1795. Burtnisland is a Royal Burgh on the Firth of Forth.

Height 7ft 2 " / 219 cm Width 18 / 47 cms Depth 9" / 23 cms.

£ 1450 (US$ 1943) (Euro 1653)

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DANIEL DICKERSON, YARMOUTH Circa 1770


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A quality Georgian Norfolk Longcase clock. An arched hood pediment surmounted by 3 original brass finials. Brass capped front and rear quarter hood column capitals. Brass sound fretwork to the hood sides. A well proportioned oak case with an arched trunk door. A well detailed brass and silvered dial with fine central engraving depicting an oriental pagoda. A rarer feature of a date ring to the inner silvered chapter ring edge and 3rd hand indicator. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Daniel Dickerson of Yarmouth is recorded in Birds' 'Norfolk and Norwich Clockmakers' book as working from 1753 - 1772 and then Framlington.

Height 7ft 8 "/ 235 cms Width 19" / 48 cms Depth 9" / 23 cms

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