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Highly Unusual 17Th Early - 18Th C Posted Frame Birdcage 30 Hr Movement #3

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Seller: ctagrayuk (998) 100%, Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh (City of), Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 142398043454 A highly unusual late 17th or early 18th century posted frame 30 hout longcase movement. Extremely rare early example of a pin type countwheel. Very unusual hammer counter mounted on the top plate. Very unusual and stantially made swan necked brass bell stand. Three wheel going train. 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. At the top of the images below I have included 2 short videos to give you an idea of how the mechanism runs. Please allow the videos load before playing them through. Condition. The movement is very dirty, oily and tarnished but is structurally sound and in good condition. Virtually no rust to the steelwork. Virtually no wear to the pinions. The wheel trains run smoothly when pressure is applied to the great wheels and the escapement trips well but the d. The dial motionwork (hour wheel and pinion of report) is missing. Would have been single handed. The movement has been partially restored including work to the lifting steelwork and the escapement pallets etc. see images. No bell, dial or hand. Dimensions Overall height of movement to top of bell stand 26.5 cm (10 1/2”) Overall depth of movement (front edge of plates to tip backcock) 14.5 cm (5 3/.4”) Plates 13.5 cm (5 5/16”) wide x 10.9 cm (4 5/16 ”) deep Internal height between plates 151 mm Packed weight 3.3 kg 36 x 30 x 21 cm Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Sub-Type: MOVEMENT, Features: 30-Hour

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