~ Antique Mahogany Halifax Moon Longcase Grandfather Clock by Butler BOLTON

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Seller: cgfclocks (2,159) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Tarporley, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 383514460733 Antique Halifax Moon Mahogany Longcase Clock by Butler, Bolton At Cheshire Grandfather Clocks we hold one of the largest selections of Antique longcase clocks in the UK. PLEASE VIEW OUR LARGE EBAY SHOP ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION'DESCRIPTION: This is a wonderful 8-Day Halifax Moon inlaid 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 with superb brass pateras which are nicely detailed. Below this is a lovely painted panel. Pretty square reeded columns which again have been nicely inlaid, flank the hood door. To the rear are plain back splats. The door is mahogany veneered and inlaid with fine stringing and has a pretty brass knob. Going down to the trunk, the triple peak door has some wonderful grain to the mahogany and is finish with pretty moulding to the edge and petite acorn half turning's to the peaks. Above the door is beautifully inlaid with herringbone inlay. The door is flanked by reeded bookend columns which again have lovely diamond, dog tooth and stringing inlays incorporated into them.The door is also complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. Finally the base has canted corners with frame of inlay with wonderful flame half matched mahogany veneers to the centre and mahogany cross banding to the outside of the inlay. It is raised on lovely ogee bracket feet.The dial with makers name of 'Butler, Bolton', has the four corners adorned with beautifully painted flowers and to the centre are two lovely exotic birds. The dial is set out with Roman Numerals. There is subsidiary second dial. The Halifax moon is wonderful with the moons and also lovely painting of a galleon and a cottage scene. 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. There are three 'Butler, Bolton' listed in 'Greater Manchester Clocks & Clockmakers by EDMUND Davies' namely James, Jacob and Mrs Butler who were Father, Son and Wife. Although the book contains extensive details, in summary: Jacob Butler was listed born 1761 died 1818, James Butler was listed born 1740 died 1809 , James and Jacob Butler (when they in partnership) were listed 1785, and Mrs Butler was listed as 1822'. This clock dates to circa 1800 / 1820.DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 88.25 inches (227 cm) high x 23.75 inches (60.5 cm) across the widest part of the hood, 17.75 inches (45 cm)across the trunk, 22.5 inches (57 cm) across the widest part of the base As can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely proportions. CONDITION: The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is 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. 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:· AJ Transport on 07714 417824· Mark Woodrow of MAW Couriers on 07525 761169· Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390.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. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' Ref: Butler BOLTON Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced., Condition: Used, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Mahogany, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Victorian, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 8-Day

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