Antique Bird Cage Single Finger Longcase Grandfather Clock THOMAS DICKER READING

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Seller: longcaseclockman (911) 100%, Location: Near Tarporley, Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 133417435930 Here we have a lovely early antique GEORGIAN oak longcase / grandfather clock with square brass dial by Thomas Dicker of Reading. This clock is totally original dial to movement to case. If we start with the hood this has a lovely flat top which gives it an impressive stance in any room. The hood door is then flanked by full turned columns. to the rear are quarter columns. Please see on internet a clock by this maker sold for £4250.The trunk of the case has a lovely full length door. The base has stop chamfered to the two front corners and is raised on a plinth.The dial corners are adorned with lovely spandrals. It has is set out with Roman numerals. The clock comes complete with weight and pendulum. The 30 hour movement is all complete being sold requiring a service and setting up. The case is is nice condition, other than a few splits and the quarter detailing to the column on to the left back splat are lacking and according to personal taste could have a little tidying. The clock was made by Thomas Dicker, Reading and the dial is signed 'Thos Dicker, Reading'. He was a clock maker making clocks in Silchester Berkshire between 1736 to 1756 / after that 1757 he moved to Reading until his death in 1774. As such this clock dates between 1757 and 1774. Approx MAXIMUM dimensions are : 74 inches / 188 cm high x 17 3/4 inches / 45 cm wide (across hood) , 11 inches / 28 cm wide (across trunk), 15 1/2 inches / 39.5 cm wide (across base). 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. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. The following couriers can provide a quote: · Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390. · Mark Woodrow of MAW Couriers on 07525 761169. · PH Couriers on 01325 365123. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer, we have no affiliation to these couriers, they are independent. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Items still uncollected after 14 days will be charged storage at a rate of £5 per day. Sub-Type: Grandfather, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Oak, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: Bird Cage Movement

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