|Description of the item|
A totally original, local Grandfather / Longcase clock c1835. Professionally restored throughout to a very high standard. Counts the hours on a bell. Requires winding daily (or twice a week if striking not required). Very pretty and very original. Only 6' 9 ½" tall.
Full photographic record of the clock prior to restoration will be supplied.
|Information about the maker|
Edward Bell was part of an established clockmaking family from nearby Uttoxeter who set up his son (John) in business in the market town of Ashbourne. He (John) is recorded as being in Ashbourne from 1828 (when he was 23) to 1855, dying in 1875. We estimate he sold this clock c1835.
|Dimensions & Specification|
30 hour movement, striking the hours on a bell. Daily wind. Will run for 3 days if striking not required).
Painted dial; 12" square.
Dimensions: Only 6' 9 ½" tall
Original brass hands
Solid oak case, mahogany banding & trimming
Fully & professionally restored ready for sale. Case with excellent patina and colour. Movement professionally overhauled, case cleaned and waxed and odd small repairs made (mouldings, feet etc)). Full photographic record of the clock prior to the work starting.
|Cost of Restoration|
|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 available.