A Fine Red Walnut "Rocking Ship" Georgian Longcase Clock C1790-1800 Thackwell of Cardiff, full working order, home delivery

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Seller: oldtempter (1,134) 100%, Location: Lincoln, Ships to: Europe, US, CA, AU, Item: 232924150767 A fine Red Walnut Georgian Longcase Clock, dating to around 1790-1800, and in good and full working order. The case is in red walnut, and is in good overall condition. The long case door with a moulded edge, complete with its lock (missing its key), and original hinges. The base is of simple form, and the clock stands on its single plinth at 92.5 inches in total height. The hood with its swan neck pediment above the front fretwork scrolling panel, the swan neck horns with lovely dentil moulding detailing, and with its three brass ball and spire finials above. The glazed hood door is flanked by turned pillars with brass capitals, with side inspection windows through which the working movement can be seen. The rear of the hood is finished with quarted pillars, and the clock retains its backboard. The period one painted arched dial is in clean condition throughout. The chapter ring having hours represented by Roman numerals, with an outer minute ring. The centre of the dial with the working seconds dial above the twin winding holes, and with its working calendar aperture above the makers signature of Jn Thackwell of Cardiff. The top arch with the beautifully painted ship which rocks "to and fro" as the clock ticks, and with simple floral scenes to the four corners. The dial is finished with its full set of hands. The 4 pillar rack and snail striking, 8 day duration movement is in original condition and in good working order, striking out the hours on a bell. The clock is set up and keeping good time, as with all antique clocks it would benefit from a clean and service at some time in the future. The clock comes complete with it's two old non matching weights and pendulum, along with a winding key. Dimensions - 92.5 inches high, 18.5 inches wide (max) Faults; There are some minor chips and cracks as you would expect, dial has been lightly touched in, very small piece missing from fretwork. Overall a lovely and rare red walnut rocking ship longcase clock in working order, ready to go straight into your home. Delivery and personal "in house" set up can be arranged depending on distance, please email for details. If you have any questions about this item please click here to email me or call/text me on 07990 998944-----------------------------------------------------------Check out my other items!Be sure to add me to your favourites list! ------------------------------------------------------------ Would all ebay members with a feedback rating (the number in brackets after your user name) of “0” or less please email to confirm the bid, otherwise the bid WILL be removed. This is due to timewasters who bid on lots of high value items with no intention of purchasing or honouring their bid. I always try to describe my items as accurately as possible, and if any item is not described accurately, I will give a refund of 100% of the final purchase price, carriage costs are unfortunately not refundable. While the clocks are fairly easy to set up and a setting up guide can be supplied, if you are unable to set it up you may need to seek help from a local professional at the buyers cost. ---------------------------------------------------------- I accept personal cheques, cash on local delivery/collection, paypal and bank transfers. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying please. Shipping overseas may be arranged, but only by prior arrangement, and direct bank transfer or paypal only for overseas buyers which must be immediate. All duty that may be incurred for overseas buyers to be paid by the buyer. ---------------------------------------------------------- Important Notice It has been brought to my attention that someone on eBay is sending scam emails offering to sell goods similar to my goods at cheaper prices from abroad. This is a deliberate attempt to deceive, these items are all in my possession. They will ask you to send money to them, DO NOT, they do not have any goods to sell, you will never hear from them once you have paid. I only answer to emails that you send to me, and will never send emails to you offering to sell you goods at ridiculously low prices. If you receive one, please let me know and I will report it to eBay immediately. Because of these emails, I have now decided to make all my auctions private auctions so my customers will not be bombarded by these fraudulent people. Thanks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Postage / Delivery Costs Delivery with a specialist Carrier will be; Anywhere in England or Wales (mainland)- £95 Scotland - email your postcode for a quote Ireland - £200 - £300 OVERSEAS BUYERS PLEASE OBTAIN A SHIPPING QUOTE BEFORE BIDDING USA and Canada are usually in the region of £750 delivery by air door to door but please email your exact location for an accurate quote, sea freight prices available, airfreight is usually around 3 weeks from payment, email for sea freight times. Australia is usually around £600 via seafreight but please email for a quote Please note that delivery will take from 7-14 days from completion of payment (approx 28 days Scotland and Ireland) depending on the carriers itinerary. For urgent delivery requests please contact us. Collections can be made Mon-Fri by prior arrangement only. Delivery and Set up may also be arranged depending on distance, please email for a quote. Condition: A Red Walnut Georgian Longcase clock in good working order, please see photos and description, Height: 92.5 inches, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Walnut, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 8-Day, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian

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