Garrard / Smith Synchronous Electric Fully Restored Westminster Chiming Clock.

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Seller: clockcottage05 (1,520) 100%, Location: manchester, Greater Manchester, Ships to: GB, Item: 153454395280 HI THERE FELLOW CLOCK WATCHERS & WELCOME TO MY AUCTION, TODAY I AM SELLING A RARE GARRARD / SMITH RESTORED ELECTRIC CHIMING CLOCK. GARRARD EARLY THICK PLATED MOVEMENT, WITH SMITH SYNCHRONOUS ELECTRIC MOTOR,WALNUT CASED ART DECO QUALITY WESTMINSTER QUARTER CHIME MANTLE CLOCK.THE FULL RESTORATION WAS COMPLETED ON THE 1st APRIL 2019. I BELIEVE THE CHAPTER RING,REAR DOOR HINGE SCREWS,GONG SECURING PLATE & SCREWS,SOME REAR DOOR CATCH COMPONENTS.BEZEL SIGHT RING, HANDS SECURING NUT,SOME SCREW HEADS & LIFTING LEVERS ON THE MOVEMENT WERE ALL SILVERED WHEN NEW. PLEASE LOOK AT MY OTHER ITEMS FOR SALE ON EBAY, ALL MOVEMENTS CLEANED IF STATED, WOODEN CASES & COMPONENTS OF THE CLOCKS CAREFULLY & SYMPATHETICALLY RESTORED BY HAND, TO KEEP AS ORIGINAL AS POSSIBLE TO RETAIN THE HISTORY OF THE CLOCK WHICH I THINK IS IMPORTANT. PLEASE DO NOT EXPECT A PERFECT FINISH AS ON NEW ITEMS, ON ANY PARTS OF THE CLOCK, & REMEMBER THESE CLOCKS ARE 70 TO 80 YEARS OLD & HAVE BEEN USED, SO HAVE HISTORY OF AGE RELATED MARKS ETC. MANY THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST, KIND REGARDS NEIL. GARRARD CLOCKS LIMITED WHO, AS A SUBSIDIARY OF THE GARRARD ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING COMPANY, WHO WERE IN TURN AN OFFSPRING OF GARRARD & CO., JEWELLERS, WHO WERE,BY APPOINTMENT, JEWELLERS TO THE ROYAL FAMILY, THE GARRARD CLOCK IS SUPERB ENGINEERING & ENGLISH THROUGHOUT. I NOW PROVIDE FULL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE SET UP OF THIS CLOCK, PLEASE NOTE, ALL CLOCKS WILL NEED SETTING UP ONCE IT HAS BEEN THROUGH THE POSTAL SYSTEM.BUT I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS SETTING UP PROCEDURE AFTER DISPATCH.ALL MY CLOCKS ARE FULLY WORKING ON DISPATCH. IF YOU ARE AT ALL UNSURE,THEN PLEASE REFER TO SOMEONE WITH SOME EXPERTISE, AS I CANNOT TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR INAPPROPRIATE HANDLING OF THE CLOCK & MOVEMENT. IF COLLECTING CAN SEE THE CLOCK FUNCTION PERFECTLY BEFORE YOU TAKE IT,AND I WILL GIVE YOU A PERSONAL DEMONSTRATION ON HOW TO SET THE CLOCK UP ONCE YOU GET HOME,PLUS OF COURSE WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS. MANY THANKS KIND REGARDS NEIL CLOCKCOTTAGE05. THE MOVEMENT......GARRARD / SMITH SYNCHRONOUS ELECTRIC MOVEMENT WITH EARLY THICK PLATES HAS BEEN STRIPPED CLEANED & LIGHTLY OILED.THE SMITH ENGLISH SECTRIC 200/250 VOLT, 50 CYCLES MOTOR, WAS DISMANTLED,CLEANED,& LIGHTLY GREASED TO MOVING PARTS & PERFORMS PERFECTLY.BEING FITTED WITH 4 METRES OF NEW 3 CORE WIRE & EARTHED, WITH A 3 AMP FUSED PLUG.THE TWO MAINSPRINGS HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT OF THE BARRELS.CHECKED & CLEANED, GREASED & PUT BACK IN THE CLEAN HIGHLY POLISHED GREASED BARRELS.THE HIGH QUALITY BACKPLATE HAS THE GARRARD NUMBER C1574 STAMPED ON THE STRIKE BAR. WESTMINSTER CHIMES EVERY QUARTER HOUR & WESTMINSTER FULL CHIME & STRIKE ON THE HOUR.THIS CLOCK HAS A LEVER ON THE MOVEMENT TO CHANGE TO SILENT IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO HEAR THE MELLOW TUNEFUL CHIMES.HAS ORIGINAL CAST GARRARD FIVE BRONZE RODS GONG ASSEMBLY WITH PROV PATENT WRITTEN ON THE STEM, GONG NUMBER 10207A QUALITY CHIMES.TOP QUALITY ENGLISH MOVEMENT SUPPLIED WITH KEY FOR THE INITIAL WINDING AS STATED ON THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE REAR DOOR.IF THE CLOCK HAS BEEN UNUSED FOR A WHILE.WHEN YOU RECEIVE THE CLOCK THE TWO MAINSPRINGS WILL BE FULLY WOUND,AS THE CLOCK HAS BEEN GOING SINCE CLEANED & IS WORKING PERFECTLY.THE MAINSPRINGS WIND AUTOMATICALLY WHEN THE CLOCK IS GOING,SO JUST PLUG IN & GO REALLY.TO MENTION MOST GARRARD MOVEMENTS THE BRASS PLATES & SOME COMPONENTS WERE LACQUERED (QUALITY BRITISH WORKMANSHIP). THIS KEPT THE BRASS FROM TARNISHING & THE CLEANING PROCESS MAY REMOVE SOME OF THE OLD LACQUER. THE DIAL..... ORIGINAL 6" SIMULATED WOOD GRAIN WITH APPLIED 5 1/4" SILVERED CHAPTER RING, BLACK ARABIC NUMERALS, ORIGINAL CREAMED COLOURED SHAPED HANDS. WITH SILVERED RETAINING NUT.SMITH ELECTRIC WRITTEN TO THE CENTRE, FEW MARKS ON HANDS & DIAL BUT ALL COMMENSURATE WITH AGE & HISTORY BEING APPROX 80 YEARS OLD.6 1/4 " SILVERED OR CHROME BEZEL WITH A SILVERED SIGHT RING WHICH REALLY CATCHES THE LIGHT,THICK CONVEX BEVELLED EDGE GLASS.THE BEZEL DOES NOT OPEN,THE HANDS ARE MOVED WITH A LEVER ON THE MOVEMENT. THE CASE..... BELIEVE WALNUT VENEERED & OTHER WOODS, DOMED TOP CASE TO CURVED SHOULDERS TO ANGLED SIDES TO STEPPED BASE & FOUR WOOD FEET. SUNBURST DESIGNS IN DIFFERENT WOODS EACH SIDE TO THE FRONT, REALLY GIVES IT CLASS.OPENING REAR DOOR WITH TWO QUALITY BRASS HINGES & SILVERED SCREWS, EARLY REAR BRASS CATCH WITH SILVERED COMPONENTS.PLEASE SEE ALL THE PICTURES AS THEY ARE PART OF THE DESCRIPTION,HISTORY, & CONDITION OF THE CLOCK.PLEASE ASK ANY QUESTIONS BEFORE COMMITING TO BUY & I WILL ANSWER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. SOME AGE RELATED MARKS / DINGS BUT ALL COMMENSURATE WITH AGE & HISTORY OF THE CLOCK BEING ABOUT 80 YEARS OLD. THE CASE HAS HAD TWO COATS OF QUALITY BEESWAX & BUFFED TO A GOOD SHINE & GOOD PATINA,SHE HAS CHARACTER & DISPLAYS BRILLIANTLY. MEASUREMENTS......HEIGHT 8 5/8" LENGTH 13 1/4" DEPTH 6 1/4" WEIGHT SHE IS A HEAVY ENGLISH MADE GARRARD / SMITH CLOCK. THE CLOCK WILL BE POSTED QUICKLY AFTER RECEIVING CLEARED PAYMENT & WILL BE WELL PACKED FOR POSTAGE SO NO WORRIES ON THAT, BUT I CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE THAT MAY OCCUR DURING POSTAL TRANSIT, BUT I DO PRIDE MYSELF WITH EXCELLENT PACKING. MY CLOCKS ARE DOUBLE BOXED & CUSHIONED FOR THEIR JOURNEY.ALL CLOCKS ARE POSTED AT BUYERS RISK,THANK YOU. PAYPAL ONLY PLEASE. I DO NOT CHARGE ANYTHING FOR PACKING ITS A PLEASURE YOU ONLY PAY (SIGNED FOR & TRACKED)PARCELFORCE48 CHARGE. COLLECTION IS ALWAYS WELCOMED ( UK BIDDERS ONLY PLEASE ) THE HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS WILL BE CHARGED EXTRA ON TOP OF UK POSTAGE COSTS, SO PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE PLACING ANY BIDS! PARCELFORCE48 TWO DAY DELIVERY WITH TRACKING FOR THE UK. MANY THANKS FOR LOOKING AT MY LISTING,GOOD LUCK & HAPPY BIDDING. KIND REGARDS NEIL CLOCKCOTTAGE05. Condition: A SOUGHT AFTER STUNNING RARE CASED QUALITY GARRARD/SMITH ELECTRIC WALNUT CASED WESTMINSTER QUARTER CHIMES.IN GOOD CONDITION,USUAL AGE RELATED MARKS/DINGS ANOTHER GARRARD FULLY RESTORED TO LAST ANOTHER 80 YEARS.WHO WILL BE THE PROUD OWNER, SHE IS A RARE BEAUTY., Age: ANTIQUE POST-1900, Material: BRASS CHROME METAL WALNUT VENEER & SOLID, Type: QUALITY MANTLEPIECE OR SIDEBOARD CLOCK, Features: APPROX 80 YEARS OLD, Sub-Type: GARRARD QUALITY WESTMINSTER CHIME., Brand: GARRARD WESTMINSTER CHIME CLOCK., Clock Type: GARRARD WESTMINSTER CHIME, Style/ Origin/ Theme: ART DECO MODEL, Clock Sub-Type: Garrard Mantel Clock

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