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Striking Georgan STYLE Bracket Clock by Empire c1920s


English Made
In the George III Style
Usefull size (31cm tall)
Stiking on a gong.
Brass dial

£650 web price

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Description of the item
This is early C20th faithful copy of a George III bracket clock. (An original would be c£10,000!). English made by Empire, it has a brass sheet dial with silvered chapter ring and cast brass spandrels to the corners. Good quality 8-day movement striking on a gong.
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Dimensions & Specification
Twin train 8-day movement (Rack striking). Counts the hours on a single coiled gong (and marks the half hour with a single blow). Pierced blued-steel hands.
I'm not certain of the wood used for the case (possibly beech) but it has a mahogany stained french-polished finish.
Dimensions: 305mm tall (275 exc handle), 212mm max width, 150mm max depth.
Information about the maker
Empire was a trade-mark of Williamson before they were bought eventually bought by Smiths. The UK clock industry was a rapidly changing scene at this time as they fought-off German and American imports. This clock was retailed by Stevenson & Co of Sevenoaks
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Condition Report
In exceptional condition, this clock must have led a very charmed life. Movement serviced and ready to enjoy.
Cost of Restoration

Non required. Can be taken and used straight away.


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