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Good Antique Brass Dial Oak Longcase Grandfather Clock : John Hartley Halifax ?

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Seller: redcar12345 (515) 100%, Location: Near Tarporley, Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 352079464170 Antique Oak Longcase Clock by John Hartley IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THE CLOCK OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL US ON 01829 733028 This is a lovely brass dial oak longcase clock which is nicely detailed. If we start with the hood, this has swan necks with brass pateras. Full turned columns which terminate in brass capitals flank the hood door. To the rear are back splats with nicely simple carved detailing. The door is nicely shaped to the top. If we then move down to the trunk it has a lovely shaped top to the door. The door is also complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. The door is then flanked by quarter columns. Finally the base has a lovely shaped applied panel. The base is raised on shaped bracket feet. The dial with makers name of 'John Hartley', has the four corners adorned with wonderful spandrels. The centre is engraved with a lovely masonic style scene. There is a date aperture. The dial is wonderful as can be seen from the photographs. We understand the maker to be John Hartley of Halifax as he is recorded in ' Yorkshire Clockmakers by Brian Loomes' as 'Usually signed by name only, without town': 'Hartley, John Halifax c1765 - c1780. Various longcase clocks noted dating about 1765 to about 1780. Usually signed by name only, without town' The movement is 30 hour duration and is rack striking on a single bell. The movement is happily ticking away, but is not sold with any guarantee. The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are: - 84.5 inches (215 cm) high to top of clock - 22 inches (55 cm) wide across hood - 14 inches (35.5 cm) wide across the trunk - 18 inches (46 cm) wide across the base CONDITION: The clock is in nice condition as can be seen from the photographs just minor knock / marks / cracks commensurate with age, please view photographs for condition which are an integral part of the listing. The movement is happily ticking away, but is not sold with any guarantee. 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. The following couriers can provide a quote: · Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390. · Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169. · Russell Wisdom on 07584 190581. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer, we have no affiliation to these couriers, they are independent. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Items still uncollected after 28 days will be charged storage at a rate of £5 per day. BEFORE Payment with PayPal or any other enquiries please contact us on 01829 733028 Ref: John Hartley Condition: Please see description and photographs. The clock is in nice condition as can be seen from the photographs just minor knock / marks / cracks commensurate with age, please view photographs for condition which are an integral part of the listing. The movement is happily ticking away, but is not sold with any guarantee., Sub-Type: Grandfather, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian, Material: Oak, Features: 30-Hour

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