C Holtum Church Lawford 18 C Quaker 10" Dial Iron Birdcage 30 Hr Clock Movement

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Seller: ctagrayuk (1,097) 100%, Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh (City of), Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 143611823178 A good mid 18th century Oxfordshire Quaker made longcase clock movement. Signed Chris (pr) Holtum Church Lawford 10" square dial. Well made iron posted frame movement with good heavy quality wheelwork. Iron rim to hoop wheel. Heavy cheese shaped wheel collets typical of Quaker work Urn in foliage pattern spandrels. Original chain drive with original iron drive sprockets. Interesting hammer spring with incised cross decoration. (These crosses are often to be found on lantern and 30 hour clocks. There is a theory that they were meant to ward off the ‘Evil eye’ and /or witches.) Good resonant antique bell. Please see images below. At the top of the images below I have included 2 short videos to show how the wheel trains run and escapement trips with finger pressure and how the bell sounds when struck. Please allow the videos load before playing them through. Condition. The movement is in good untouched and complete condition but is grubby with heavy tarnish to the brass work and light surface rust to the steelwork. Could do with a clean The wheel trains turn smoothly and the escapement trips. There is only moderate wear to the train pinions. No pendulum, weight, pulley or counter weight etc. Dimensions Dial 25.5 cm (10”) square Movement plates 13. cm (5 3/8”) wide x 1 11.1 cm (4 3/8”) deep Overall depth of movement (hand centre to tip of backcock) 15 cm (5 7/8”) Packed weight 5.5 kg Dimensions 39 x 37 x 28 cm 035 - YouTube Video will open in a new window Using the eBay App? Paste link into a browser window: [isdntekvideo] h Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: brass steel, Type: 30 hour, Features: 30-Hour, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: 18th century

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