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Vintage Smiths Enfield Striking Mantel Clock 1954. The Morling.

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Seller: trotterclocks (1,160) 100%, Location: Edenbridge, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 142189776736 VINTAGE SMITHS ENFIELD STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK 1954. Here for auction I have a delightful Smiths Enfield mantel clock from the early 1950's "The Morling". In good working order having been cleaned and serviced in 2015. Featuring the well known and reliable Enfield F3A 8 day movement, which strikes a single note on the half hours and the indicated hour at the hour on a coiled gong. The clock face features the Smiths skeletonised chapter ring with Arabic numerals and is white metal and finished with ornate hands in white. Dial and hands in good condition with very little marking from 60+ years of use. Dial face is enclosed with a chrome bezel fitted with a domed glass. Bezel in good condition with no play on the hinge and closing tightly on it's catch. The veneered wooden case is finished in what I believe to be a dark Cherry or Pear veneer and this is finished off in a high gloss lacquer. There are the occasional marks to be expected for the age and a very slight loss of the lacquer finish to the top of the case, but nothing serious. The front of the case has reeded vertical mouldings either side of the bezel. Dimensions of the case: Width 25 cm (10 inches) Height: 22 cm (8¾ inches). Depth 13 cm (5¼ in). A very nice and honest clock in a quite unique shape. Supplied with a key and the original pendulum. Would benefit from a good quality polish to the case. Do not use modern aerosol polishes. Good luck with your bidding and please use Ebay mail if any further information or pictures are required. Postage on this clock will be quite high because of the weight. International postage will be by Ebay Global Shipping Programme GSP) to those applicable countries. Just click on postal rates and enter your country. To buyers please note, I do not set the postage on GSP it is set by Ebay! Destinations outside of the Ebay shipping need to mail me to obtain a price. Customs import duties are the responsibility of the buyer. Postage rates will include Insurance for our protection. Also be aware that the carriers will not insure for glass breakage but I will pack well, a damaged or broken glass is at the buyers risk! If desired the clock can be collected from Edenbridge. As with all courier deliveries, if the parcel looks damaged or tampered with, sign the delivery sheet as such. Please look at my other listings, I will be listing more clocks and some Silver verge fusee pocket watches, clock cases and more items in the coming days. All are from my own collection. . Condition: Used vintage item in working order. May show marks and wear related areas from daily use. Please study all pictures as they form part of the description., Maker: Smiths Enfield, Country of Manufacture: United Kingdom, Model: "Morling", Approx Date: 1954., Movement type: Smiths Enfield F3A. 8 day, Pendulum Balance: Pendulum, Strike / Chime: Strike. Hammer on coiled gong.

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