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Seller: clockbroker (113) 100%, Location: Mansfield, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122227309093 MAHOGANY INLAID PAGODA LONGCASE GRANDFATHER CLOCK - Brass Dial This is a very nice mahogany cased longcase clock of excellent quality and proportions dating from the second half of the 18th Century. The `12 inch arched brass dial bears the name of the maker Richard Smith , Newport (Isle of Wight ) .This listed maker is recorded as working at this time . He also worked in nearby Portstmouth. I have owned several Isle of Wight clocks over the years and they have certain characteristics found in London clocks of the period . This particular example has a well made 5 pillar 8 day weight driven movement typical of London manufacture but without strike / silent. The well made Mahogany case is again of London form but slightly different in design and veneer. This pagoda topped case is veneered in good mahogany with rosewood cross banding and boxwood stringing. Unusually this is repeated down the sides of the case. The whole effect is very pleasing. The hood is surmounted by well finished flambau finials and the sides are glazed to allow the mechanism to be seen. The movement is currently being restored by a professional Horologist and will be sold in perfect working order. The dial has been cleaned and re silvered and presents very nicely.The steel hands are original. This clock is 94 inches tall ,the trunk is only 13 inches wide and the widest point 17 3/4 inches wide and 9 inches deep. The condition is excellent having been subject to an older restoration . The finish has a lovely mellow sheen rather than a highly polished surface and although there is the odd expected age related mark it is ready to go straight into the home A personal visit is encouraged as my photographs are not particularly good. UK buyers are requested alternative means of payment to Pay Pal if possible. If the asking price is paid in full I will deliver and set up the clock free of charge in England,Wales and the Scottish Lowlands. If a lesser offer is accepted it will be considered a trade sale with the clock sold as described with shipping the responsibility of the buyer. I will ship this clock worldwide in a purpose built wooden crate by a professional shipper. Guesstimate shipping rates are as follows; Europe £300 USA £500 Australia £750 Alternative means of payment to Pay Pal are prefered if at all possible.Goods will not be shipped unles paid for in full Ebay and Pay pal cxharges are incurred on shipping and these with be added to the total shipping costs.Most items will be shipped worlwide and generally by UPS or similar service which is tracked and signed for.I will not sent items which are not tracked and signed for.Collection is available.Delivery is possible depending on your location for reasonable expences.Goods will be packed as well as possible which will increase charges slightly due to larger box sizes but no-one wants the item damaged.NO COURIER WILL INSURE ANTIQUES SO PLEASE THAT IN MIND.PLEASE TAKE OUT YOUR OWN SEPERATE INSURANCE IF YOU REQUIRE IT. Please ask all questions before bidding.Items can be viewed prior to sale.Please do not on items if you do not intention of completing the transaction.Contact me if you have any problems as I want you to buy again.If you see an item and require a little time to pay please get in touch and terms may be arranged to our mutual satisfaction I have been involved in antique clocks and barometers for nearly 30 years with customers worldwide although I am new to Ebay.I firmly believe that business should be done with integrity and honesty.I prefer genuine and untouched items and will sell them as such to keep costs down.We have no intention of misleading our customers in any way and will provide the best service possible.If you encounter any problems then please get in touch. We can be contacted on 07970 298 181 or by email at Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small.Auctiva's Listing Templates improve your auctions in minutes. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Condition: Serviced movement fully functioning

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