Description of the item
A good example of an unrestored late 19thC bracket or table clock by the famous makers Lenzkirch. The mahogany case is in the Regency style and has the associated brass inlays typical of that period.
Dimensions & Specification
The going-barrel movement runs for 8 days. It strikes (ting-tang) each quarter hour on 2 heavy gongs. It has a x" silvered convex dial with arabic numerals
brass bezel and hands.
Dimensions: Overall diameter approx XX"; depth X".
Information about the maker
The movement is marked with the "1 Million" mark and the number 419073. Using the published tables (which claim to identify the serial numbers on Lenzkirch movements to production dates) we can date this clock to 1904/5.
Most importantly, the clock is completely original. It is in working order and can be sold as seen. Alternatively, restoration to the case and movement is possible before sale.
The colour of the case varies where it has been exposed to different levels of light. There are a few small dents near to the bezel lock (shown). The silk lining the back door is tatty There are a few nibbles to the base (see large photo). The heavy brass finial may be a replacement but is of excellent quality and correct scale
Cost of Restoration
Work involving refinishing the case is possible but would need to be discussed to establish scope and cost.
The movement can be given a full service for £180 including 12 months local warranty.
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.
Local delivery & set-up is available for £40.
12 months warranty can be provided for £50