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Antique Longcase Oak Grandfather Clock By D. Collier Gatley Manchester 1760's

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Seller: 1sensibletrader (731) 99.5%, Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, Ships to: GB, Item: 252274159383 Beautiful Antique Longcase Oak Grandfather Clock By D. Collier Gatley Manchester C 1760's High quality Oak wood with long door with fluted top with key hole. Fine Inlaid detailing on case with slender designed on either side of door. The hood has columns finished at base & top with carving work. The caddy top is free standing and ornate 12 inch Square brass dial has moving two hand painted moon faces and shipping scenes featuring period dressed characters. It has silvered outer numeral dial. Ornate floral engravings with the centrepiece a three sailed ship with characters thereon and flying birds. A further inner dial is present Engraved on the inner brass dial within a scroll is the words ' D Collier Gatley ' Detailed fretwork in brass cast in each corner with shining brass backdrop. Movement has four pillars in very clean condition with hourly bell striking. All present : Pendulum , two weights and large key wind. Last used at end of 2015 in fine working order. NB it has to be stated from a selling perspective that it is sold as not working as any move of this fine item may require it to be balanced & aligned on arrival. Maker : David Collier of Gatley Green (latterly part of Greater Manchester) England born 1721 apprentice to John Shepley of Stockport in 1736 working in Gatley Green between 1750 to 1762 . Passing away in Eccles in 1792 Measurements Approximate Height 86 Inches (218.5 cms) Maximum Width (top of hood) 20 inches (51 cms) Maximum Depth from Wall (at base) 9 1/4 inches (23.5 cms) This item is approximately 256 years old and has light wear commensurate with its age. Any examination welcomed by perspective buyers only by appointment with seller. Natural wood split to lower base case. Please view photographs carefully 100% Satisfied Buyer Feedback U.K. Based Seller Collection only from Worcester Postcode ( 6/8 minutes from Jct 6 M5 Motorway) Quotation available prior to purchase only for delivery UK Mainland by private delivery or will work with your chosen courier. Overseas Buyers Welcome : Quotation available for shipping prior to purchase only Payment required within 48 hrs of purchase. Storage can be arranged upon full payment . Cash, Paypal or completed electronic bank transfer accepted prior to collection/delivery Condition: Please see Full Item Description and please take time to review all photographs of this fabulous piece of History, Material: Oak, Age: Antique, Pre-1900

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