~ Antique Oak & Mahogany Grandfather Longcase Clock BENJAMIN PEERS CHESTER

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Seller: cgfclocks (2,159) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Tarporley, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 124161612520 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' Antique Oak & Mahogany Inlaid Grandfather Longcase Clock BENJAMIN PEERS CHESTER DESCRIPTION: This is a lovely 8-Day oak and mahogany longcase clock which is in superb condition and is exceptionally detailed. The clock is in perfect working order having recently been professionally 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 arched moulded cornice and is finished with lovely brass pateras. Pretty reeded columns which terminate in brass capitals flank the hood door with lovely reeded back slats. The door is beautifully cross banded has a pretty brass knob. Above the hood door is finished with mahogany venner. If we then move down to the trunk it has a lovely fully length door cross banded in mahogany. The door is also complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. The door is then flanked by quarter reeded columns which terminate in brass capitals. There is also pretty inlay above the hood door. Finally the base has is a shaped applied panel which is nicely cross banded in mahogany. The front corners are canted and have been inlaid with satinwood stringing and the clock is raised on a lovely shaped plinth base. The dial with makers name of 'Benjn Peers Chester', has the four corners adorned with delicately painted flowers which has been created in lovely colours with a decorative edge of gold leaf. The dial is set out with Roman Numerals with small Arabic Numerals above. There are subsidiary second and date dials. 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 serviced. There is ine 'Benjamin Peers of Chester' listed in 'Clockmakers of Cheshire by Keith Applyby': - 'PEERS Benjamin CHESTER Clockmaker. Bridge Street 1781. Eastgate Street 1781. Foregate Street 1789. Eastgate Row 1822. Granted Freedom in 1784. Succeeded by George Peers' DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 86.25 inches (219 cm) high - 22.75 inches (58 cm) across the widest part of the hood - 15.75 inches (40 cm) across the trunk - 21 inches (53 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 as can be seen from the photographs. There is just odd minor marks commensurate with age and very careful use. The movement is immaculately clean and is happily ticking and chiming having recently been 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.· 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' Adams of MIDDLEWICH 03 Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in wonderful condition as can be seen from the photographs. There is just odd minor marks commensurate with age and very careful use. The movement is immaculately clean and is happily ticking and chiming having recently been serviced., Sub-Type: Grandfather, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Oak & Mahogany, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 8-Day

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