Antique Railway / School Clock in Oak Wooden Case 13" Diameter

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Seller: supersportsmg (2,455) 100%, Location: LYTHAM ST. ANNES, Ships to: GB, Item: 333324238485 Antique Railway / School / Kitchen Clock in Oak Wood Case Antique Railway/School Clock Light Wood Case with original movement. 13” diameter - Comes with a key & pendulum.Pendulum guide broken off needs soldering back on - see last picture. Otherwise it would be in good working order. It has had some woodworm in the past which has been treated. Small split in side - see pics.On 10-Sep-19 at 10:42:08 BST, seller added the following information: I've taken the back off to have a look at the movement more closely. The clock has been in storage for many years since I moved house. There is a makers mark on the movement which identifies the maker as a German Black Forest maker - one of the best:W&H Sch. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Winterhalder & Hofmeier (clocks) Winterhalder and Hofmeier (clocks) goes back to Winterhalder Uhrenfabrik in the Black Forest, a clock manufacturer from 1810. It was further manifested from 1850 under the new name Winterhalder & Hofmeier. In 1869 the company was renamed M. Winterhalder & Hofmeier, Friedenweiler und Schwaerzenbach, in Neustadt. From 1908 the new name was M. Winterhalder & Hofmeier GmbH. The company was part of the Black Forest clockmaker industry as its factory was located in Titisee-Neustadt and surroundings and as it subscribed to high quality standards. The company existed until 1933. It is regarded as one of the finest Victorian clockmakers of the time. Origins of the company The firm Winterhalder Uhrenfabrik was established in 1810 by Thomas Winterhalder. Even his grandfather Nikolaus Winterhalder (1710-1743) made quality Black Forest clocks with wooden cogs and weights from stones. Thomas moved in 1816 with his three sons Matthäus, Karl und Thomas to Friedenweiler where he lived in an old house ("Altes Haus") which he had bought from a monastery. Matthäus Winterhalder (1799–1863) took over the work rooms in 1830. In 1850 his relative Johannes Hofmeier (1802-1876) from Schwaerzenbach, which is nowadays a part of Titisee-Neustadt joined and they formed the company Winterhalder & Hofmeier. Clocks were marked from there on with the initials W & H Sch. Condition: Pendulum guide broken off needs soldering back on. Otherwise in good working order. It has had some woodworm in the past which has been treated. Small split in side - see pics., Age: Antique, Post-1900, Material: Wood, Type: Wall Clock, Clock Type: School Clock

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