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A Congreves style mantel clock in the form of a wheel with rolling balls and having a fusee movement, raised on an oak base 16"h x 17"w x 9"d

851 A Congreves style mantel clock in the form of a wheel with rolling balls and having a fusee movement, raised on an oak base 16"h x 17"w x 9"d

SOLD £1350
E Mayell of Liskeard, an 18th Century 8 day striking longcase clock with 13" arch shaped painted dial, the top with moving figure of a galleon in sea, having floral painted spandrels, minute indicator and calendar aperture, contained in an oak case 75"h

897 E Mayell of Liskeard, an 18th Century 8 day striking longcase clock with 13" arch shaped painted dial, the top with moving figure of a galleon in sea, having floral painted spandrels, minute indicator and calendar aperture, contained in an oak case 75"h

SOLD £520
A Victorian fusee drop dial wall clock, the 8" painted dial with Roman numerals contained in a mahogany case with 1/2" back plate

1090f A Victorian fusee drop dial wall clock, the 8" painted dial with Roman numerals contained in a mahogany case with 1/2" back plate

SOLD £600
W Mafsey of Nantwich, an 18th Century 8 day striking longcase clock, the 14" arch shaped painted dial with phases of the moon, minute indicator and calendar aperture contained in an inlaid mahogany case, on bracket feet 84 1/2"

865 W Mafsey of Nantwich, an 18th Century 8 day striking longcase clock, the 14" arch shaped painted dial with phases of the moon, minute indicator and calendar aperture contained in an inlaid mahogany case, on bracket feet 84 1/2"

SOLD £620
A good late Victorian carved walnut Architectural bracket clock with silvered Chapter ring, Roman numerals and numbers with mask and scroll spandrels, 27" high

833 A good late Victorian carved walnut Architectural bracket clock with silvered Chapter ring, Roman numerals and numbers with mask and scroll spandrels, 27" high

SOLD £820
Robert Sly? an 18th Century 8 day London longcase clock, the 11" brass dial with gilt metal spandrels, silvered chapter ring, Roman numerals and minute indicator, calendar aperture, having a 5 pillar movement striking on bell, contained in a walnut case, having a long door with bullion panel, 80"h,

715 Robert Sly? an 18th Century 8 day London longcase clock, the 11" brass dial with gilt metal spandrels, silvered chapter ring, Roman numerals and minute indicator, calendar aperture, having a 5 pillar movement striking on bell, contained in a walnut case, having a long door with bullion panel, 80"h,

SOLD £1250
Smith, a Georgian striking bracket clock with 6 1/2" enamelled dial, Roman numerals, signed Smiths London, contained in an arched mahogany case with brass carrying handle, striking on a bell, the 5" engraved back plate marked Smiths London and with engraved pendulum

796 Smith, a Georgian striking bracket clock with 6 1/2" enamelled dial, Roman numerals, signed Smiths London, contained in an arched mahogany case with brass carrying handle, striking on a bell, the 5" engraved back plate marked Smiths London and with engraved pendulum

SOLD £3600
Roblin & Fils Freres Paris.  A good 19th Century petit sonnerie French 8 day quarter repeating carriage alarm clock with enamelled dial, contained in a gorge-cased, crack to dial, 5 1/2"h

804 Roblin & Fils Freres Paris. A good 19th Century petit sonnerie French 8 day quarter repeating carriage alarm clock with enamelled dial, contained in a gorge-cased, crack to dial, 5 1/2"h

SOLD £640
A Victorian Thwaites style triple fusee quarter repeating grand sonnier Cathedral bracket clock, having an 11 1/2" arched silvered dial with Roman numerals, slow/fast indicator and chime/silent indicator, striking on 8 bells and gong, contained in a heavily carved Gothic oak case

801 A Victorian Thwaites style triple fusee quarter repeating grand sonnier Cathedral bracket clock, having an 11 1/2" arched silvered dial with Roman numerals, slow/fast indicator and chime/silent indicator, striking on 8 bells and gong, contained in a heavily carved Gothic oak case

SOLD £1800
An Heuer Super Autavia aircraft clock 2", together with a Jaeger 8 day car clock

882 An Heuer Super Autavia aircraft clock 2", together with a Jaeger 8 day car clock

SOLD £1250
An early 19th Century French 8 day striking clock with enamelled dial and Roman numerals contained in a gilt metal case, by Alibert A Paris

780 An early 19th Century French 8 day striking clock with enamelled dial and Roman numerals contained in a gilt metal case, by Alibert A Paris

SOLD £520
A 19th Century French striking mantel clock contained in a gilt metal case with a figure harvesting pomegranates, with silk suspension movement

778 A 19th Century French striking mantel clock contained in a gilt metal case with a figure harvesting pomegranates, with silk suspension movement

SOLD £540
Samuel Nash. A good George III 8 day London longcase clock with 5 pillar movement striking on bell, the domed hood with brass ball finials enclosing a 12" arched brass dial, the silvered chapter rings with Roman numerals, having strike/silent seconds, calendar subsidiary dials and floral and scroll spandrels, inscribed Samuel Nash, London, flanked by columns, contained in a figured mahogany case with long door and quarter fluted brass capped columns to the sides, with moulded base on bracket feet 92"h, complete with pendulum and weights

510 Samuel Nash. A good George III 8 day London longcase clock with 5 pillar movement striking on bell, the domed hood with brass ball finials enclosing a 12" arched brass dial, the silvered chapter rings with Roman numerals, having strike/silent seconds, calendar subsidiary dials and floral and scroll spandrels, inscribed Samuel Nash, London, flanked by columns, contained in a figured mahogany case with long door and quarter fluted brass capped columns to the sides, with moulded base on bracket feet 92"h, complete with pendulum and weights

SOLD £3000
A Victorian and later mahogany bracket clock in the Georgian style, having a silvered chapter ring inscribed W & H Trimnell Canterbury, the domed case with brass carrying handle and on brass feet 18" x 11" x 6" ILLUSTRATED

194 A Victorian and later mahogany bracket clock in the Georgian style, having a silvered chapter ring inscribed W & H Trimnell Canterbury, the domed case with brass carrying handle and on brass feet 18" x 11" x 6" ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £650
Handford Ross, a late Victorian ebonised bracket clock in the mid 17th Century style, the arched top case ormolu mounted and  raised on scroll feet, having a Roman and Arabic silvered chapter  ring, set an 8 day dead beat movement signed W&H, SCH,  chiming gongs, 16"h x 10.5"w x 7"d

214 Handford Ross, a late Victorian ebonised bracket clock in the mid 17th Century style, the arched top case ormolu mounted and raised on scroll feet, having a Roman and Arabic silvered chapter ring, set an 8 day dead beat movement signed W&H, SCH, chiming gongs, 16"h x 10.5"w x 7"d

SOLD £500
Clarke, 1 Royal Exchange London, a mid 19th Century oak  bracket clock of large proportions in the aesthetic taste, the  architectural case with foliate carved decoration and set silvered  Roman dial, signed, with strike/silent and 4/8 bell selector, set  triple fusee quarter repeating movement with dead beat  escapement, striking 8 bells and chiming gong, signed to back  plate, 22.25"h x 13.75"w x 10"d  ILLUSTRATED

237 Clarke, 1 Royal Exchange London, a mid 19th Century oak bracket clock of large proportions in the aesthetic taste, the architectural case with foliate carved decoration and set silvered Roman dial, signed, with strike/silent and 4/8 bell selector, set triple fusee quarter repeating movement with dead beat escapement, striking 8 bells and chiming gong, signed to back plate, 22.25"h x 13.75"w x 10"d ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £1600
Silas Howe, Tonbridge, a Regency mahogany drop dial wall  clock, having painted Roman dial with outer minute track, set single fusee movement, the pendulum with sunburst engraved  bob, within glazed aperture 19.5"h x 14.5"w x 6"d   ILLUSTRATED

233 Silas Howe, Tonbridge, a Regency mahogany drop dial wall clock, having painted Roman dial with outer minute track, set single fusee movement, the pendulum with sunburst engraved bob, within glazed aperture 19.5"h x 14.5"w x 6"d ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £620
An early 20th Century mahogany longcase clock of diminutive  size in the mid 18th Century style, having an 8" broken arch  silvered Roman dial with moon phase decorated maritime scene  and chateau, set 8 day movement, chiming gong. The case with  moulded broken swan neck pediment above a blind fret cut frieze  and fluted column supports, the trunk with arched top door  flanked by fluted quarter pilasters, raised on a box base with  block feet, bears inscribed brass plaque 79"h x 13"w x 10"d   ILLUSTRATED

211 An early 20th Century mahogany longcase clock of diminutive size in the mid 18th Century style, having an 8" broken arch silvered Roman dial with moon phase decorated maritime scene and chateau, set 8 day movement, chiming gong. The case with moulded broken swan neck pediment above a blind fret cut frieze and fluted column supports, the trunk with arched top door flanked by fluted quarter pilasters, raised on a box base with block feet, bears inscribed brass plaque 79"h x 13"w x 10"d ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £1200
John Smith, Midland clock works, Derby.    A mid 19th Century  oak tower clock, having a Roman silvered dial with outer minute  track, set triple fusee movement striking 4 bells and chiming  gong, the case in the Gothic taste with glazed door, raised on a  blind fret cut pedestal, plinth base 77.5"h x 20.5"w x 13"d.    
John Smith of Derby set up business in 1856 following an apprenticeship with the celebrated Whitehurst family, the descendants of John Whitehurst 1713-88 of the Lunar Society fame.  John Smith's business prospered as Northern Industrial towns flourished and many consequential buildings were fitted with Smiths clocks.  The most celebrated example of their work is the great chiming clock in St Paul's Cathedral.

234 John Smith, Midland clock works, Derby. A mid 19th Century oak tower clock, having a Roman silvered dial with outer minute track, set triple fusee movement striking 4 bells and chiming gong, the case in the Gothic taste with glazed door, raised on a blind fret cut pedestal, plinth base 77.5"h x 20.5"w x 13"d. John Smith of Derby set up business in 1856 following an apprenticeship with the celebrated Whitehurst family, the descendants of John Whitehurst 1713-88 of the Lunar Society fame. John Smith's business prospered as Northern Industrial towns flourished and many consequential buildings were fitted with Smiths clocks. The most celebrated example of their work is the great chiming clock in St Paul's Cathedral.

SOLD £1300
Barwise, London. A late George III mahogany and amboyna  lancet cased bracket clock, parcel ebonised, having Roman silvered dial with second subsidiary dial, set 8 day repeating twin  fusee movement with dead beat escapement striking bell, signed  to back plate 17.5"h x 11"w x 7"d

227 Barwise, London. A late George III mahogany and amboyna lancet cased bracket clock, parcel ebonised, having Roman silvered dial with second subsidiary dial, set 8 day repeating twin fusee movement with dead beat escapement striking bell, signed to back plate 17.5"h x 11"w x 7"d

SOLD £3300
Edward Funnell, Brighton. A Victorian ebonised bracket clock in the 17th Century style, ormolu mounted, having an arched  topped silvered Roman dial set chime and rise and fall dials, set  quarter repeating triple fusee movement, striking 8 bells and  chiming gong, the case of architectural form, painted with  flowers and insects, mounted Corinthian columns on scroll feet  and plinth bracket base 16"h x 15.5"w x 9.5"   ILLUSTRATED

224 Edward Funnell, Brighton. A Victorian ebonised bracket clock in the 17th Century style, ormolu mounted, having an arched topped silvered Roman dial set chime and rise and fall dials, set quarter repeating triple fusee movement, striking 8 bells and chiming gong, the case of architectural form, painted with flowers and insects, mounted Corinthian columns on scroll feet and plinth bracket base 16"h x 15.5"w x 9.5" ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £2800