Antique Musical Tube Chiming Mahogany Longcase Grandfather Clock MAPPIN & WEBB

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller cgfclocks (2,082) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Tarporley, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 382615128526 At Cheshire Grandfather Clocks we hold one of the largest selections of Antique longcase clocks in the UK. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' / ‘SELLER LEGAL INFORMATION' Antique Musical Tube Quarter Chiming Mahogany Longcase Grandfather Clock MAPPIN & WEBB LtdWestminster / Whittington / St. Micheal ChimesDESCRIPTION: This is a truly exquisite mahogany longcase musical clock which is in superb condition and is exceptional quality. For a tube chimer clock this is of small proportions which is a lovely feature. The clock has a choice of three tunes namely WESTMINSTER, WHITTINGTON, or ST. MICHEAL(with the selector located in the arch), or can be selected 'CHIME / SILENT' via the selector in the arch'. There is also a for 'STRIKE / SILENT' selector located at '9'.The movement is outstanding quality. In addition to being musical it is maintaining power. The clock is in perfect working order and is ideal for anyone looking for a high quality clock to place straight into their home. If we start with the hood, this has an exquisite pagoda top which is finished with superb carved basket work and scroll detailing. Pretty full reeded columns flank the hood door. To the sides of the hood are wonderful fretted panels lines in fabric which allow the sound of the chimes to pass nicely from the case. The hood door is complete with it's lock which is operted by a key which also operates the trunk door.If we then move down to the trunk it has a wonderful full length door which with an Astrgal glazed panel which contains 13 individual shaped glass panels. The door is also complete with it's lock and key which also works the hood door. The trunk door is flanked by canter corner which have been nicely reeded. Finally the base has a lovely inset panel to the centre and is raised on a nicely shaped plinth base. The eight-day movement is superb quality and is in perfect working order. In addition to being musical it is maintaining power which means that the clock continues to go even when being wound which is a rare feature to find and a reflection of the quality of this clock. The clock chimes the hours and either Westminster, Whittington or St. Micheal chimes on the quarter hours in such a manner that it chimes a quarter of the tune at quarter past, half the tune at half past, three quarters of the tune at quarter to then the full tune on the hour followed by striking the hour. It also has a subsidiary second dial. The dial is a work of art in it's own right with silvered chapter ring with applied Arabic Numerals. The four corners are adorned with spandrels. The background to the centre is the most intricate fretwork and there had been exceptional attention to detail as can be seen from the photographs. The arch contains the dial to select 'WESTMINSTER, WHITTINGTON, ST. MICHEAL' and another dial to select 'CHIME / SILENT' ' and at the '9' is the selector lever to choose between 'STRIKE/SILENT' these can be used to select the required chimes or they can be use to switch off the chimes and striking of the hours if required. DIMENSIONS:The approximate dimensions are:- 86.5 inches (220 cm) high- 18.25 inches (46.5 cm) across the widest part of the hood- 13 inches (33 cm) across the trunk- 17.75 inches (45 cm) across the widest part of the base- 14 inches (35.5 cm) deep As can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely proportions. CONDITION:The clock is in wonderful condition just minor marks commensurate with age. The movement is in perfect working order. This wonderful clock would make a super addition to any home, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items. 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 on 01829 733028. 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 on 07525 761169.· Russell Wisdom on 07584 190581.· 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. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' / ‘SELLER LEGAL INFORMATION’ Ref: tube chimer 05 Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is stunningly clean and is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced., Condition: Used, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Mahogany, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: STRIKE / SILENT, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Victorian

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