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A very rare Georgian period tavern or so called act of parliament clock

£5,650.00 Buy It Now 17h, 14-Day Returns

Seller: hogmore2012 (125) 100%, Location: Swadlincote, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 332025274200 New to the market this very rare flame mahogany Tavern or so called act of parliament clock has been in a private collection for the last seventeen years before which it hung in the church hall in a village in Bedfordshire for as long as anyone can remember. Dating from the late 18th / early 19th century it is in totally pure original condition and in full working order. Signed on the original painted wooden dial ** PARR NEW CAVENDISH St. LONDON ** The 8 day "A frame" short drop movement with five bulbous pillars and original weight and pendulum. Height 52" Diameter of the dial being 22" ** Parr and sons are recorded as working in New Cavendish Street around 1820 so presumably Parr alone would be earlier than that probably dating from the late 18th century** Because of its size and value this has to be collection only or can deliver anywhere on mainland UK for the cost of fuel. Please Email post code for quote. Condition: In very well preserved condition being all original but missing the trunk door key and having one replaced locking peg for the dial, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Tavern clock, Sub-Type: Act of parliament clock, Material: Flame mahogany, brass and steel, Features: A frame short drop eight day movement, Style// Origin// Theme: Georgian period

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