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Fine Large 17Th C 8 Day Longcase Clock 5 Pillar Movement Former 1/4 Repeat 3 Bel

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Seller: ctagrayuk (1,003) 100%, Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh (City of), Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 142693503120 A high quality very large and heavy late 17th century 8 day duration longcase clock movement very likely provincial made. Very large 8” x 6” plates. Finely shaped and carved steelwork including hammer counter, minute wheel cock and great wheel ratchet clicks. Waisted steel screws. Five pillar movement. Good quality finely turned finned/ringed frame pillars. Very fine wheelwork with large domed collets As can be seen from the collection on vacant pivot and screw holes to the side of the going train , the movement had a quarter repeating mechanism sounding on three bells – a rarely seen feature. The dial; late 17th century chapter ring with restored bespoke cast yellow brass 11 1/4 inch back plate planished, scraped, matted and finished using traditional methods. Dial feet are also restorations manufactured from yellow cast brass. This is a very interesting movement with some interesting and unusual features that requires its restoration to be completed. Please see images below. Clicking on any one image will open the images as a gallery in a separate browser or tab and then may be enlarged if required. Condition. The movement is clean and with light tarnish, is structurally sound and. There is some pitting to the steelwork in many places but this can be dealt with satisfactorily The wheel trains run smoothly when finger pressure is applied to the wheel trains and the escapement trips. Some resurfacing may be required. The movement is missing a number of components including bell stand, bell, rack hook, lifting arm, date ring, hands and the entire quarter repeating mechanism. The dial back plate,dial feet and spandrels are restorations. No weights or pendulum. Dimensions Overall depth of movement (tip centre pinion to tip backcock0 15.2 cm (6”) Plates 8” (20.3 cm) high x 6” ( 15.2 cm) wide Internal height between plates 2 1/4” (5.7 cm) Dial 11 ¼ inches square. Packed weight 8.7 kg 38 X 37 X 29 cm Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Longcase clock, Sub-Type: movement, Features: 8-Day, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock

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