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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
William Audouin, London. A mid 19th Century mahogany cased  dial clock having Roman and Arabic silvered dial with outer  minute track, signed and centred with alarm subsidiary dial, set  single fusee movement with verge and folio escapement and  count wheel strike on bell 22"diam.  ILLUSTRATED

223 William Audouin, London. A mid 19th Century mahogany cased dial clock having Roman and Arabic silvered dial with outer minute track, signed and centred with alarm subsidiary dial, set single fusee movement with verge and folio escapement and count wheel strike on bell 22"diam. ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £3000
R Rolfe, Gloucester Street, Clerkenwell. A mid Victorian oak bracket clock in the Gothic taste, the silvered arch topped Roman  dial with subsidiary chime/silent and advance/retard dials, signed  and decorated with foliate engraved spandrels. The triple fusee  quarter repeating movement striking 8 bells and chiming gong -  missing, the case of architectural form with foliate carved door  flanked by quadruple cluster column supports on a shaped plinth  base 29"h x 20"w x 11"d

218 R Rolfe, Gloucester Street, Clerkenwell. A mid Victorian oak bracket clock in the Gothic taste, the silvered arch topped Roman dial with subsidiary chime/silent and advance/retard dials, signed and decorated with foliate engraved spandrels. The triple fusee quarter repeating movement striking 8 bells and chiming gong - missing, the case of architectural form with foliate carved door flanked by quadruple cluster column supports on a shaped plinth base 29"h x 20"w x 11"d

SOLD £1400
An 18th Century 8 day London longcase clock with 5 pillar  movement, the 12" arched dial with subsidiary second hand and  calendar aperture marked Tho. Cartwright London Fecit, to the  top marked Dum Spiro Spero, contained in a mahogany case 91"  high  ILLUSTRATED FRONT COVER

240 An 18th Century 8 day London longcase clock with 5 pillar movement, the 12" arched dial with subsidiary second hand and calendar aperture marked Tho. Cartwright London Fecit, to the top marked Dum Spiro Spero, contained in a mahogany case 91" high ILLUSTRATED FRONT COVER

SOLD £2200
A 19th Century French 8 day chiming 4 glass clock with gilt  chapter ring, the floral dial marked Flory Nimes with twin  mercury pendulum  ILLUSTRATED

251 A 19th Century French 8 day chiming 4 glass clock with gilt chapter ring, the floral dial marked Flory Nimes with twin mercury pendulum ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £500
An 18th Century single handed 30 hour longcase clock with bird  cage movement striking on a bell, the 10" brass dial with silvered  chapter ring by Walt Heasman of Lindfield, contained in a yew  case 76 1/2"  ILLUSTRATED

239 An 18th Century single handed 30 hour longcase clock with bird cage movement striking on a bell, the 10" brass dial with silvered chapter ring by Walt Heasman of Lindfield, contained in a yew case 76 1/2" ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £1350
A 19th Century fusee drop dial wall clock, the dial marked  Field & Sons Aylesbury contained in a mahogany case, the 12"  painted dial requires some attention,  ILLUSTRATED

200 A 19th Century fusee drop dial wall clock, the dial marked Field & Sons Aylesbury contained in a mahogany case, the 12" painted dial requires some attention, ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £540
A Garrard 1977 Silver Jubilee limited edition chiming bracket  clock, the silver arched dial decorated the Royal Coat of Arms  and Royal palaces, no 3/250, contained in an arched mahogany  case with silver handle to the top and raised on silver bracket feet

180 A Garrard 1977 Silver Jubilee limited edition chiming bracket clock, the silver arched dial decorated the Royal Coat of Arms and Royal palaces, no 3/250, contained in an arched mahogany case with silver handle to the top and raised on silver bracket feet

SOLD £1250
A 19th Century French 8 day mantel clock with calendar, hand,  date hand and phases of the moon, by A Brocot & Delettrez of  Paris contained in a black marble case   ILLUSTRATED

228 A 19th Century French 8 day mantel clock with calendar, hand, date hand and phases of the moon, by A Brocot & Delettrez of Paris contained in a black marble case ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £1000
A limited edition Devon Clocks Calendar Clock, complete with  dome

173 A limited edition Devon Clocks Calendar Clock, complete with dome

SOLD £560
A 19th Century French 3 piece clock garniture comprising  striking clock with enamelled dial and Arabic numerals contained  in a white marble case surmounted by a lidded urn together with  a pair of 5 light candelabrum  ILLUSTRATED

195 A 19th Century French 3 piece clock garniture comprising striking clock with enamelled dial and Arabic numerals contained in a white marble case surmounted by a lidded urn together with a pair of 5 light candelabrum ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £540
A WWII RAF Sector fusee wall clock with 14" circular painted  dial, contained in a brown painted mahogany case, the 5" brass  back plate marked 17059 Made by T W Elliott Ltd England 1941   ILLUSTRATED

187 A WWII RAF Sector fusee wall clock with 14" circular painted dial, contained in a brown painted mahogany case, the 5" brass back plate marked 17059 Made by T W Elliott Ltd England 1941 ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £1850
A 19th Century French 8 day striking mantel clock contained in a "Sevres" blue porcelain O shaped case, with gilt metal mounts to the base and with cypher mark, 16"

187 A 19th Century French 8 day striking mantel clock contained in a "Sevres" blue porcelain O shaped case, with gilt metal mounts to the base and with cypher mark, 16"

SOLD £560
An 18th Century 8 day striking longcase clock the 12" square dial with gilt metal spandrels, minute indicator marked 1063 and calendar aperture, by Bernard Newark contained in an oak case, 81"  ILLUSTRATED

196 An 18th Century 8 day striking longcase clock the 12" square dial with gilt metal spandrels, minute indicator marked 1063 and calendar aperture, by Bernard Newark contained in an oak case, 81" ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £1300
A handsome 19th Century French 8 day striking Cartel clock with enamelled dial by Vigier of Paris, contained in a gilt bronze case ILLUSTRATED

193 A handsome 19th Century French 8 day striking Cartel clock with enamelled dial by Vigier of Paris, contained in a gilt bronze case ILLUSTRATED

SOLD £1850
A handsome 19th Century French striking carriage alarm clock with enamelled and gilt dial by Leroy & Fils 57 New Bond Street £200-300

179 A handsome 19th Century French striking carriage alarm clock with enamelled and gilt dial by Leroy & Fils 57 New Bond Street £200-300

SOLD £860
An 18th Century 8 day longcase clock with 5 pillar movement, the 10" square arched dial marked JF with subsidiary second hand, calendar aperture, silvered chapter ring, striking on a bell, the base of the dial marked James C H London  Fecit, contained in a mahogany case 85"

167 An 18th Century 8 day longcase clock with 5 pillar movement, the 10" square arched dial marked JF with subsidiary second hand, calendar aperture, silvered chapter ring, striking on a bell, the base of the dial marked James C H London Fecit, contained in a mahogany case 85"

SOLD £2000
An 18th/19th Century Scots 8 day longcase clock, the 13" circular dial with minute indicator and calendar hand marked James Talbot of Glasgow, contained in a mahogany case 82"

181 An 18th/19th Century Scots 8 day longcase clock, the 13" circular dial with minute indicator and calendar hand marked James Talbot of Glasgow, contained in a mahogany case 82"

SOLD £1150