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Antique English JJ ELLIOTT CHAIN FUSEE Brass Lantern Clock signed THOS KNIFTON

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Seller: cgfclocks (1,874) 100%, Location: GB, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 122216693148 Wonderful ANTIQUE J.J. ELLIOTT Single Chain Fusee Brass Lantern Clock signed Thos Knifton PLEASE VIEW OUR BAY SHOP FOR OTHER ITEMS WE HAVE FOR SALE BY CLICKING ON : IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THE ITEM OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL US ON 01829 733028 DESCRIPTION: This wonderful over a century old Antique English brass lantern clock is an exquisite replica of 17th century lantern clock. The dial is signed 'Thos Knifton Londini Fecit'. It has a wonderful quality single fusee movement and is passing strike. The movement has just been cleaned and serviced and is in perfect working order. The movement is stamped 'JJE ENGLAND' which is the trademark for JJ Elliott. The dial is signed 'Thos Knifton Londini Fecit'. The clock is surmounted by five finials and has a wonderful strapped bell. The pediment is lovely and elaborate having lovely fretted upstands which adorn the front and both sides, the addition the front upstand is beautifully engraved. The clock has a beautifully engraved dial with lovely foliage engravings to the centre and is signed 'Thos Knifton Londini Fecit'. The dial also has a large engraved chapter ring with Roman numerals and decorative markers between. There are doors to the two sides and to the rear to allow the movement to be viewed. The clock is raised on lovely shaped solid cast brass feet. We have the following information regarding J.J. ELIOTT: 'The name of Elliott has been synonymous with quality clocks for well over over 100 years. In 1865 James Jones Elliott of 156 Cheapside in the City of London, was apprenticed to "Bateman" of 82 St John Street, Smithfield, London., to learn the art of clock making.It was not obvious at the time, but this was to be the origin of a company that would achieve a worldwide reputation as a manufacturer of the fine quality Elliott of London clock.JJ Elliott specialised initially in producing pinions and balance shafts, he progressed to making, and patenting, a weight driven movement which had chimes on tubes. This original Elliott clock was very successful and resulted in considerable trade with America. James Elliott's son, Frank Westcombe Elliott, was originally entering the retail trade as, when he was 17 years old, his father bought a partnership with a jeweller called Walden of Brompton Road, London. On the 16th April 1904, JJ Elliott died and Frank succeeded him to run the clockmaking business. In 1909 the clockmakers company of JJ Elliott amalgamated with Grimshaw Baxter, and the factory moved to Grays Inn Lane, London'. The movement is superb quality being a single chain fusee movement and is passing strike. The movement is immaculately clean having recently been cleaned and serviced and as such is in perfect working order. The clock complete with it's pendulum and it winding key which is a lovely shape as can be seen in the photographs. DIMENSIONS: This is The approximate dimensions are: - 15.25 inches high - 6.25 inches across the front of the clock - 5.75 inches deep AGE: The clock is over 100 years old dating to pre 1909. CONDITION: The clock is in lovely condition and the movement is in perfect working order having been recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a superb Antique lantern clock with an excellent chain fusee movement, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items! Payment: Please ensure payment is made within 2 days of the end of the auction and collection is made within 14 days. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Postage: POSTAGE IS TO ENGLAND WALES AND PARTS OF SCOTLAND, EXCLUDING THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS. Please note that there is a surcharge of £10 for delivery to: The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Postcodes IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE and also Northern Island, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly. Postcodes BT, IM, TR21-25. Ref: lantern clock fusee 02 Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions on 01829 733028. Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in lovely condition and the movement is in perfect working order having been recently been professionally cleaned and serviced.

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