Unsigned Library Clock

High Quality Walnut & Mahogany Library Wall Clock c1860


Superb rare clock
8" dial size
Burr walnut (Chesnut) veneer
Carved 'bracket'
Cast bezel

£1950 web price
(plus optional extras depending on location)

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Description of the item

An attractive an rare clock of very high quality. They are given various names but the most often applied tag is the 'library' clock. The clock might therefore have been hung in a Gentleman's private library. It is a timepiece only (ie non-striking) so as not to disturb the reader.
A rare form and even rarer with just an 8" dial. All original components and fuly restored read to enjoy.
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Information about the maker
As the clock is unsigned we can't identify the maker. All the dating clues point to the clock having been made c1850/60.
Dimensions & Specification

Really well made case of primarily mahogany construction. The dial surround has been veneered in either burr walnut or burr chesnut. Well made 8-day fusee movement with gut line. Original blued-steel trefoil pattern hands. Original cast brass bezel with integral sight-ring with bevelled glass.
Dail is 8". Overall dimensions of the clock are 55m tall; 27.5cm wide; 14cm deep
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Condition Report

Fully restored and ready for sale. The dial has been repainted following exactly the original pattern. Small areas of damage to the carved 'bracket' have been replaced professionally. Movement professionaly overhauled.
Cost of Restoration

Non required.
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What to do next
If you'd like to buy this clock, or would like some more information or reassurance, please contact us about this item.
If you live near in the North West of England, we may be able to arrange viewing. Local delivery & set-up is from £35. Non-Local customers can deduct £75 due to the difficulties of supporting a warranty beyond our local area.
Nationwide delivery & set up may be possible. Shipping is possible. Please enquire.

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