Antique Twin Fusee Bracket Clock "muston & Gath" Bristol. Rosewood On Mahogany. GEORGIAN REGENCY PERIOD Circa 1820

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Seller: trotterclocks (1,409) 100%, Location: Edenbridge, Ships to: GB, Item: 142811230503 ANTIQUE TWIN FUSEE BRACKET CLOCK "MUSTON & GATH" BRISTOL. GEORGIAN REGENCY PERIOD Circa 1820. ROSEWOOD ON MAHOGANY. Here for auction I have another clock from my collection that I am disposing of. A stunning twin fusee large bracket clock with dial signed "Muston and Gath, Bristol. Housed in a well proportioned Regency style arch top case. The case is veneered in Rosewood over what I think is Mahogany. The arch top features a flower and leaf carving to the front edge. Brass side fret panels with red fabric background which has been replaced. The front vertical corner edges have brass inlaid as can be seen. These lead down to a waisted Rosewood moulding and the lower base standing on bun feet. As to be expected on a clock approaching 200 years old their are some stress cracks along the grain run in the veneer, and their is also a tiny piece of veneer missing top right rear corner on the arch top (see picture). Rear door to the clock is glazed and is lockable with the key supplied. One hinge has been replaced and the other requires attention as the door is a little proud on the lock side. As can be seen their is a clock label inside the case, Monks of Camberwell, probably from a service. The 8 inch silvered and engraved dial is enclosed by a brass, glazed convex glass bezel that is released by turning the key in the side key hole. Small scratch and some edge chips to glass. Nice Roman numerals with outer minute track. Strike / silent lever is above the 12. Dial is engraved signed Muston and Gath, Bristol. original Moon hands. Silvering still in good condition, few tiny marks. Clock movement is a good quality two train 8 day chain fusee. Heavy brass plates with 5 pillars, sitting above a shelf and retained in the normal manner with side fixing brass brackets. Strike is carried out on the hours with the hammer striking a 3¼ inch bell mounted on the rear movement plate, nice tone. Strike can be silenced from the dial side lever. The heavy original pendulum can be retained in its parking bracket for transit purposes, the large retaining screw is held in the right hand movement bracket. The clock movement is in a clean & lubricated condition, having been serviced a year ago. In good working order and in daily use. Further regulation may be required after journey. A stunning clock in good condition. A very heavy clock Low start price & no reserve. Dim:. Height: 41 cm's (16¼ inches). Width: 33.5 cm's (13¼ inches).Depth: 18 cm's (7 in). Weight unpacked. 8.6 Kg's. Muston & Gath were established clock and Chronometer makers in Bristol, the Muston family being recorded from the mid 1700's and joining with Gath in the early 1800's. 1796 - 1844. They also opened a premises in London in the later years, and these clocks carry the signature of Bristol & London. The partnership split in the 1840's and Gath carried on the business. Please study all pictures as they form part of any description. .. Please see my other listings and watch for future items as I shall be disposing of a lot more clocks from my collection including some unfinished projects such as a W.R. Smith Grasshopper skeleton, A Claude Reeve Musical movement (19 bells) and a J Wilding Skeleton battery electric clock, as well as parts and movements and clocks for restoration. Mail me if you have a particular requirement Please note my Normal despatch time is 1 working day, however if payment is received after 9 pm on the day of the auction or any day then despatch will be delayed by a further day as the carrier cannot be booked after that time until the next day. Prior to 9 I can still book next day collection. Good luck with your bidding and please use the Ebay system if more information is required This item is available internationally and for those countries covered it will be sent via Ebay's Global Shipping Programme (GSP). Note items CANNOT be combined on GSP. Mail me if you are International and require more than 1 item. Please note I do not set the price for the GSP it is set by Ebay. For those countries not covered by the GSP please mail me for a postal cost to your destination. Note shipping to UK remote locations and Highlands may carry a higher postage cost. All shipping is carried out using tracked and signed for delivery. Insurance is not applicable for Antique items and therefore is not offered. Please check my other items. Condition: Antique clock in daily use. In working order. Further renovation or restoration may be needed. Some craciing of the front veneer. Expect marks and wear commensurate with use and age. Please study all pictures as they are part of the description., Clock Type: Twin Fusee Bracket Clock, Age: Circa 1820 Regency peiod, Type: Bracket Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: English, Material: Rosewood veneer on Mahogany, Features: 8-Day, Makers name.: Muston & Gath, Country of origon: England, Town: Bristol, Strike.: Hourly on 3¼ bell., Rear door: Framed & glazed with key & lock, Side frets.: Brass & material covered.

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