Description of the item
This is a very fine early Victorian 'drop-dial' clock with a single fusee (timepiece) movement.
The case is veneered in Coromandel and inlaid with mother of pearl.
Information about the maker
In Clockmakers and Watchmakers of Scotland, Donald White lists a David Gourlay Carnegie in Arbroath, Angus in 1850-5
Dimensions & Specification
The 8-day fusee movement is A shaped and of good quality. The painted 12" dial retains the original signature and is protected by a cast-brass bezel.
Restoration nearly complete. Dial restored (not repainted), case restored.
Cost of Restoration
To overhaul the movement and provide a 12 months return to base warranty £150
Case and dial work to be discussed.
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 to Cheshire, we are happy to bring the item to the Knutsford shop for you to examine in detail.