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EDWARD HAYWARD, ASHFORD CIRCA 1850


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A well proportioned Kent Longcase clock. A good quality mahogany case with figuring to the trunk door and base. A decorative pediment surmounted by 3 original gilded wooden finials. Brass capped fluted hood columns. An attractive square painted dial with gilt corners and flowers. Seconds dial and date. A 30 hour mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Edward Hayward of Ashford in Kent is recorded in Loomes' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1847-1874.

Height 7ft 1 " / 216 cms

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SAMUEL HOLMES, KINGSWINFORD Circa 1790


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A well proportioned Staffordshire Georgian longcase clock. An oak and mahogany case with a swan-neck hood pediment and 3 brass finials. Corinthium capped fluted hood columns. Corinthium capped trunk side columns and a canted bass panel. Dentil cornice mouldings and shell inlays to the high quality case. An attractive arched painted dial with floral corners, date and seconds. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Holmes family of clockmakers worked in Staffordshire in the 18th and 19th centuries. This example by Samuel dates to circa 1790.

Height 7ft 6 "/ 229 cms Width 21" / 55 cms Depth 9 1/2" / 24cms.

£ 1750 (US$ 2397) (Euro 2328)

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JOHN VOYCE, MITCHELDEAN CIRCA 1715


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An early 18th century 'cottage' pine longcase clock of small proportions. A moulded hood pediment with fixed turned side columns to the hood door. A long trunk door to the slim case. A very small 9" square brass dial with silvered chapter ring. Nicely made blued steel hands and early crown head corner cast brass spandrels. An interesting mechanism with well finished steel work and large original cast bell. A 30 hour duration mechanism.

The Voyce family of clockmakers are well regarded and interesting makers in the Forest of Dean. The family tree and information is shown in Dowlers' 'Gloucestershire Clock and Watchmakers' book. John Voyce was born in 1697 and died in 1736.

Height 6ft 4 " / 194 cms Width (at widest point at hood top) 19" / 48 cms Depth 12" / 31 cms.

£ 975 (US$ 1334) (Euro 1112)

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JOHN ALLIS , BRISTOL Circa. 1850


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A fine quality Bristol regulator longcase clock. Choice flame mahogany case veneers with crossbanded base and trunk door. An arched pediment with well carved fretwork panel below the dial. A circular painted dial with 'regulator' dial layout of seconds, hour dial and single minute hand. A cylindrical compensating pendulum and brass weight. A well made mechanism of 8-day duration, dead-beat escapement and maintaining power.

J H Allis of Bristol is documented in A J Moores' Clockmakers of Bristol' book

as born in 1817 and worked until 1876. He made precision clocks and exhibited at the Great Exhibition in 1851.

In 1851 he is noted as a chronometer maker.

Height 6ft 3 " / 192cms Width (at widest point of base feet) 23 / 58 cms Depth 12" / 31 cms

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NATHANIEL HEDGE, COLCHESTER Circa 1820


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A Georgian mahogany longcase clock. An arched pediment with wavy edging surmounted by 3 brass finials. Brass capped fluted hood columns and an arched trunk door. An arched painted dial with floral corners and a country see saw scene to the arch. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Hedge family of Colchester are noted clockmakers who worked in the 18th and 19th century. This example dates to circa 1820.

Height 7ft 2 " / 217 cms

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