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Antique Rolling Moon Oak & Mahogany Longcase Grandfather Clock FLETCHER CHESTER

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Seller: cgfclocks (1,962) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Tarporley, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 381891521038 AntiqueOak & Mahogany Rolling Moon Longcase ClockbyJas Fletcher, Chester 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 : ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION'DESCRIPTION: This is a wonderful Rolling Moon Oak and Mahogany long case clock, with an eight-day movement on an arch painted dial. The clock is made by James Fletcher of Chester. If we start with the hood, this has swan necks which are finished with decorative brass pateras and to the centre is a pretty pediment. Reeded square columns which have been nicely inlaid with stringing, flank the hood door. To the rear of the hood are straight back slats which have a carved detail to the edge. The hood door is mahogany veneered and above the door is nicely inlaid with stringing. Moving down to the trunk, the trunk door has a lovely shaped top and is cross banded with mahogany. The door is flanked by square reeded columns which have been detailed with stringing inlays and below the columns is further inlaid with stringing. Above the door is a mahogany section inlaid with stringing which sets it off nicely. Below the door is a panel which is edges in shaped moulding. The base has canted corners which are inlaid with stringing and has a circular of oak which is framed in stringing, this is then surrounded with mahogany veneer. It is then raised on ogee bracket feet. The eight-day movement with makers name of 'Jas Fletcher, Chester', is rack striking and chimes out the hours on a single bell. It also has an arched painted dial and subsidiary second dial and date aperture. The dial is set out with Arabic numerals, which is a rare feature. The four corners are adorned with beutifully painted ladies depicting the four seasons. The arch contains the moon disk which is beautifully adorned with a a galleon, a lovely cottage scene and the two moons. There is one 'Jas. Fletcher, Chester' listed in ‘Clockmakers of Cheshire by Keith Appleby' : 'FLETCHER James CHESTER Clock & Watchmaker.Princess Steet 1814 - 15. Eastgate Street 1826 - 24'. DIMENSIONS: The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are: - 88.5 inches (225 cm) high - 23.5 inches (59.5 cm) across hood - 18 inches (46 cm) across trunk - 22 inches (56 cm) across base- 9.75 inches (25 cm) deepAs can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely proportions. CONDITION:The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is stunningly clean and is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. This wonderful Rolling moon clock by a highly renowned maker and 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:· Russell Wisdom on 07584 190581.· Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169.· Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390. 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.Items still uncollected after 28 days will be charged storage at a rate of £5 per day. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' Ref: Fletcher J of CHESTER 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., Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 8-Day, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian, Material: Oak & Mahogany, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock

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