Antique English Mahogany 3 Chime Musical 9 Tubular Bell Regulator Longcase Clock Maintaining Power, Dead beat Escapement, Triple Chime

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller classictime2015 (3,600) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173163100354 This clock is an absolutely amazing antique mahogany triple weight driven triple chime 9 Tubular Bell musical domestic regulator longcase grandfather clock of superb proportions and in excellent condition, the clock dial is signed by the maker Charles Packer & Co of Regent street London who is well recorded and only retailed very high end clocks and watches The clock features a beautiful mahogany case which has an absolutely stunning patina to it and i have to say one of the very nicest cases i have seen, the case is of fantastic proportions with it only measuring 76.75 inches high The case has a arched design to the sliding hood which removes easily to gain access to the musical movement. The hood has a hinged arched glazed door which is in perfect working order and gives access to the dial, their are wooden fretwork sounding panels to either side with red silk behing them that are in excellent condition The mahogany case has a stunning colour and patina to it which is acquired through age. The trunk has a beautiful glazed door which has wooden beading decoration over the front of it giving the shaped designs, the trunk does not have its lock or key but does hold shut fine The clock features an engraved silvered arched dial with a true seconds beating regulator subsidary dial to the centre. The engraved silvered dial has roman numerals and original hands all in great original condition. To the top arch their is a sub dial which is for the choice of Whittington/Westminster or St Michaels tunes on 8/4 tubular bells and the other is a lever on the right side of the dial which is for the option of silent/chime, the engraved decoration is stunning and all in excellent condition The dial is signed by the well known clockmaker Charles Packer & Co of Regent st London The English 3 train weight driven movement is fantastic striking on 8/4 tubular bells. The quarter chiming musical Whittington/St Michaels or Westminster chimes every quarter of an hour on 4 or 8 tubular bells and the hourly strike on a seperate tubular bell on the hour after the musical chimes have finished playing and sounds like music to the ears as i am sure you would agree by listening to the video above. The movement is of the highest quality imaginable with the spotted plates like that seen on a fine chronometer and everything is made to the highest of standards. One of the very finest regulator movements i have seen The movement is a true regulator one with dead beat escapement and maintaining power, the movement has a stunning original polish silvered cylinder pendulum bob as you can see in the pictures, it also has 3 original heavy polished silvered cased weights The movement is in perfect working order and is chiming superbly and ticks away beautifully and keeps spot on time as you can expect from a domestic regulator, the clock comes with its original polished silvered cased heavy weights and original matching pendulum, the weights are extremely heavy as im sure you can see would be the case The clock has beautiful proportions and measures 76.75 inches high x 16.5 inches wide x 12.75 inches deep and looks absolutely amazing wherever it is displayed The clocks trunk measures 10.75 inches wide x 10 inches deep The dial measures 14 inches high x 10 inches wide This is a perfect investment clock and a beautiful display piece. Looks absoultely fantastic wherever it is displayed and a true talking point of any room. Exceptional clock which will only grow significantly in value over the years and you will not find another one like it Obviously collection is preferred or i could arrange delivery in mainland uk. The shipping quoted above is for mainland england and wales only. Scotland and ireland or islands will be extra. please contact me for exact price Approx Date: 1880 Antique English Mahogany 3 Chime Musical 9 Tubular Bell Regulator Longcase Clock Description PLEASE NOTE: I have just received some excellent quality bracket clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality bracket clocks please keep your eyes open over the next few months IMG 0154 - YouTube Video will open in a new window [isdntekvideo] Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: The longcase clock is in excellent original condition with a beautiful arched top design to the top quality solid mahogany case. The case is in amazing condition for age and I have to say one of the nicest cases. The whole thing just screams quality. Original silvered engraved Dial is in great condition with no age wear to it as you can see. The musical 8/4 tubular bell Movement has a dead beat escapement and maintaining power and is in full working order, Age: C1880, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Sub-Type: musical Regulator longcase, Style/ Origin/ Theme: 8 tubular Bell musical grandfather clock, Material: Mahogany & glass, Features: 8-Day

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