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Antique Walnut MONTH DURATION Longcase Grandfather Clock Etherington LONDON

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Seller: cgfclocks (1,934) 100%, Location: Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 122015486703 Antique Walnut Longcase Clock MONTH DURATION with STRIKE / SILENT Facility by George Etherington, LONDON 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 ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CAL US ON 01829 733028 DESCRIPTION: This is a stunning and rare MONTH duration walnut and burr walnut brass dial longcase clock which has a nice feature of a STRIKE / SILENT facility. The clock is in perfect working order. 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 superb arched top which incorporates a lovely deep moulding. Turned columns which terminate in brass capitals flank the hood door and are integral with the door. To the rear are quarter turned columns. The sides to the hood have lovely glazed windows which allows the movement to be viewed. The hood is then finished with three impressive brass finials. If we then move down to the trunk it has a lovely shaped full length door which is beautifully surrounded in shaped moulding. The door incorporated some burr walnut with superb grain and has a wide Herringbone banded inlay. The side of the trunk also have two wide Herringbone banded frames of inlay, which is lovely attention to detail. The door has a pretty shaped escutcheon and is complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. The base also has wide Herringbone banded frame of inlay and is raised on a nice shaped plinth base. The dial with makers name of 'George Etherington, London', has the four corners adorned with the most exquisite spandrels. The arch contains the 'STRIKE / SILENT' facility which allows the striking of the hours to be switched off if required. The dial is set out with Roman Numerals with smaller Arabic Numerals above. There is a subsidiary second dial and a date aperture. The dial also has the most wonderful fretted fingers. The movement is a rare MONTH duration and is rack striking on a single bell. The movement is in perfect working order. The pendulum is superb on this clock and has a very rare bob with a pointer which allows the clock to be regulated. GEORGE HETHERINGTON, LONDON is a very fine and highly regarded clockmaker and is recorded as admitted to the Clockmakers company 1684, Master 1709, Died 1729 DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 96.5 inches (245 cm) high - 20.5 inches (52 cm) across the widest part namely the base - 10.5 inches (26.5 cm) deep. CONDITION: The clock is in wonderful condition, as with any piece over 300 year old there are minor marks / shrinkage commensurate with age. The movement is in perfect working order. This wonderful longcase clock would make a super addition to any home, so happy bidding. If you have time 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. 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. Powered by eBay Turbo Lister Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in wonderful condition, as with any piece over 300 year old there are minor marks / shrinkage commensurate with age. The movement is in perfect working order., Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: STRIKE / SILENT, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian, Material: Walnut, Condition: Used

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