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Welsh Antique 8 DAY Oak & Mahogany Grandfather Longcase Clock : ROBERTS GAERWEN

£1,920.00 or Best Offer 4d, 14-Day Returns

Seller: cgfclocks (1,874) 100%, Location: Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 381673895033 Antique Oak & Mahogany Longcase Clock by O. Roberts, Gaerwen At Cheshire Grandfather Clocks we hold one of the largest selections of Antique longcase clocks in the UK. PLEASE VIEW OUR EBAY SHOP FOR THE OTHER CLOCKS & ANTIQUES WE HAVE LISTED : IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THE CLOCK OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CAL US ON 01829 733028 DESCRIPTION: This is a lovely 8-Day oak and mahogany longcase clock which is in superb condition and is exceptionally detailed. The clock is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. This clock is absolutely perfect for anyone looking for a clock to place straight into their home. If we start with the hood, this has swan necks. Pretty square reeded columns flank the hood door. To the rear are reeded back splats. If we then move down to the trunk it has a lovely shaped door cross banded in mahogany. The door is also complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. The door is then flanked by square reeded columns. Also below the door is a pretty mahogany cross banded panel. Finally the base has a lovely shaped applied panel which again has been cross banded in mahogany. The base is raised on lovely shaped bracket feet. The dial with makers name of 'O. Roberts, Gaerwen', has the four corners adorned with wonderful gilded flowers which are surrounded in fabulous vivid blue and yellow. There is also two pretty windmills painted to the centre of the dial. The dial is set out with Roman Numerals. There is subsidiary second dial and date aperture. The dial also has the most wonderful fretted fingers. The movement is eight day duration and is rack striking on a single bell. The movement is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. As can be seen from the photographs the movement is immaculately clean. AGE / MAKERS DETAILS: There is only one O. Roberts of Gaerwen listed in 'WALES Clocks & Clockmakers by William Linnard' : 'ROBERTS, Owen. Gaerwen. 19th Century. Silver watch, hall-mark 1877, inscribed 'Owen Roberts. GAERWEN', and another of 1796 (but movement much later) in the Museum of Welsh Life, St Fagans. Longcase clocks known, c 1835 - 65, some with square painted dials. Probably the same as the Llangefni man. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 84.25 inches high - 20.75 inches across the widest part of the hood - 15.75 inches across the trunk - 21 inches across the base CONDITION: The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is immaculately clean and in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. This wonderful clock would make a super addition to any home, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items! Payment: Please ensure that we receive payment within 2 days of the close of auction. 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. Collection / Delivery: Buyer to collect from Tarporley, Cheshire. There is a possibility of local delivery please contact us on 01829 733028. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. · Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169 can provide a courier quote to the South. · Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390 761169 can provide a courier quote to Scotland, East and West coast. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Items still uncollected after 28 days will be charged storage at a rate of £5 per day. BEFORE Payment with PayPal or any other enquiries please contact us on 01829 733028 Ref: Roberts of Gaerwen Powered by eBay Turbo Lister Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is immaculately clean and in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced., Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 8-Day, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Victorian, Material: Oak & Maghogany, Condition: Used

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