Picture of the Elliott Westminster Clock

Elliott Westminster Chiming Bracket / Mantel Clock c1959 with silence


Strike or Silent lever
Auto Night time Silence
Top quality English maker
Georgian Style
Good size 33.5cm tall

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Description of the item
Although quite 'modern' (c1959) these are sought after as they were the last quality British made clocks. This clock has the option of full (each quarter hour) Westminster chiming (on gongs), but this can be silenced by a lever on the dial. It automatically silences from 11pm to 7am!
Originally retailed by Saunders of London, an establish jeweller specialising in clocks.
Good size for a modern home.
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Dimensions & Specification
Dimensions: 33.5cm tall, 22cm wide, 15.5cm deep.
Spring driven 8-day (weekly wind) triple train movement
Plays tunes on 4 gong rods at each quarter. Counts the hours on a gong.
Strike / silent option plus auto night silencing.
Information about the maker
Frank Westcombe Elliott was born into a famous clock making family and formed his own firm FW Elliott in 1923. They are most famous for their production of the RAF sector clocks which are credited with a major part in securing victory in WWII. The factory was bombed twice during the war. After the war they supplied clocks to the Government and the GPO. The company continued into the 70's, making excellent quality mantle clocks and was still run by the Elliott family.
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Condition Report
Lovely original condition. About as good as we've seen. Retains all the original polish. Dial a little aged (dulled) but best left so as to retain the retailer's painted 'signature'.
The colour of the case is difficult for me to capture. See the large photos.

The clock was given as a retirement gift in 1959. The brass dedication plaque has been reversed for sale.

The clock has been given an oil service (including the mainsprings) and thoroughly tested.
Cost of Restoration




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