Picture of the Astral Bracket Clock

Regency STYLE English Bracket Clock by Astral

Made in England
Good Quality
Silvered Convex Dial

Totally Original

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Description of the item

An English made 'Regency Revival' bracket clock made c1910. Most bracket clocks of this period were made in Germany so this is a rare example. Mahogany case with brass and walnut embellishments. Strikes the hours on a gong. The clock is sold just as we bought it (but thoroughly checked and oiled). The price reflects the points mentioned in the condition report below.
Dimensions & Specification

Generally mahogany veneered over a pine carcas, with burr walnut panels as decoration. Two-train 'going-barrel' movement of good quality, counting the hours on a coiled gong.
6.5" Convex silvered dial.
32cm max width at base
19.7cm max depth inc glass & catch. Base is 18cm
43.3cm tall

Information about the maker

The clock's movement is signed for Astral who were an English company based in the Midlands. They have a good reputation for continuing to manufacture good quality clocks with good quality materials, ven when most of their competitors were cuttig corners. We estimate the clock to date to around c1910.

Condition Report

The clock has come in a part exchange and is in 'as arrived' condition. Running well, the movement looks to have been recently cleaned. The larger photos show a couple of areas needing pointing out: The case has a little bit of damage to the mahogany veneer on the domed top - this virtually always occurs where veneer is used. That section also has a couple of small nibbles. The back door surround as a chip and the silk lining in the back door is perished. Don't be put off by this description, the clock is in excellent conditon for its age and resents very well in deed
Cost of Restoration

Happy to discuss by email / phone if you'd like anything done, but I'd recommend the clock is taken away and enjoyed 'as-is'

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 may be able to bring the clock for viewing.
Local delivery & set-up is available for £40.
UK courier £50. Export please ask for quote

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