Old pine grandfather clock by Thomas Humphreys of Charles Dickens fame c1840 Made in Barnard Castle working , case for restoration

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Seller: chrismetcalfe (937) 100%, Location: Bishop Auckland, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 163750518056 This is a well proportioned pine cased 30 hour grandfather clock c1840 for restoration. It was made by Thomas Humphreys of Barnard Castle , he was a friend of Charles Dickens who wrote a journal entitled " Master Humphreys Clock " It stands approx 85 inches tall by 20 inches wide across the base and 9.1/2 inches deep The movement has been recently cleaned and pivots lightly oiled, it is working and strikes the hours on a cast bell. The dial is nicely painted but has suffered some paint loss to the lower left corner see photo, the brass hands seem to be original. The case is of pine and has suffered a hard life, the original paint has been partially stripped at some time to reveal a nice yellow pine base, There is no glass in the hood door. I have the knob for the trunk door.No weight or pendulum This is a project that I just haven`t got time to work on, it will make a good looking clock for little money. Collection only , any questions please ask and thanks for looking ,Please see my other grandfather clock for sale Cash on collection preferred please Chris Sub-Type: Grandfather, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Pine, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 30-Hour

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