Seller: cgfclocks (1,975) 100%, Location: Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 381565988954 Antique Oak & Mahogany Longcase Clock by Adams, Middlewich At Cheshire Grandfather Clocks we hold one of the largest selections of Antique longcase clocks in the UK. PLEASE VIEW OUR EBAY SHOP FOR THE OTHER CLOCKS & ANTIQUES WE HAVE LISTED : IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THE CLOCK OR HAVE NAY QUESTIONS PLEASE CAL US ON 01829 733028 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 a flat top finished with a lovely swan neck pediment with lovely brass pateras. The between the swan necks is a lovely shaped and fretted pediment. Pretty reeded columns which terminate in brass capitals flank the hood door with lovely reeded back slats. The door is beautifully inlaid with satinwood stringing has a pretty turned bovine knob. Above the hood door is finely inlaid with satinwood in a diamond pattern which sets it off beautifully. 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 square reeded columns which have lovely inlaid detailing above and below and to the centre. 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 lovely ogee bracket feet. The dial with makers name of 'Adams, Middlewich', 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 Arabic 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 are two 'Adams, Middlewich' listed in 'Clockmakers of Cheshire by Keith Applyby', as this clock dates to circa 1820 it is likely to br by John rather than Thomas: - 'ADAMS, John. MIDDLEWICH. Clock and Watchmaker. High Street 1822. High Town 1848.' DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 86.75 inches (220.5 cm) high - 24 inches (61 cm) across the widest part of the hood - 17 inches (43 cm) across the trunk - 22 inches (56 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 is happily ticking and chiming having recently been serviced. 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 Courier Group on 07985 320618 Or Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169 can provide a courier quote. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. If you have any further queries do not hesitate to contact me on 01829 733028. Adams of MIDDLEWICH 03 Powered by eBay Turbo Lister 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 is happily ticking and chiming having recently been serviced.