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Rare Antique English Mahogany & Ormolu Triple Fusee Musical 8 Bell Bracket Clock Original Ormolu Mounts, Samuel Hobbs Of Canterbury

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Seller: classictime2015 (2,960) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 172734743016 Condition: The bracket clock is in excellent original near mint condition totally untouched with a beautiful top design to the case. The case is in excellent condition for age and all bronze decorations are original including finials and have their original gold ormolu finish to them which is to die for. original engraved silvered Dial is in excellent condition. Movement in full working order. Dial signed Samuel Hobbs Of Canterbury, Age: C1850, Type: Bracket Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Boardroom, Material: Mahogany & Ormolu Bronze, Features: 8-Day, Details: This clock is a truly beautiful antique directors boardroom mahogany & ormolu bronze triple fusee musical bell top bracket clock of superb proportions and of the highest quality imaginable in excellent condition The case features a georgian 18th century bell top design with loads of solid bronze cast ormolu mounts decorating it. The case has superb intricate pierced brass fret sounding panels to sides with thier original red silk behind them The case is in excellent condition for age and looks amazing wherever it is displayed totally orginal in immaculate condition with the original polished finish to the mahogany I have never seen a clock like this before and is certainly a very rare one for the serious collection triple fusee chiming on 8 bells The mahogany case has a stunning colour and patina to it which is acquired through age. This is exactly how i have received it and it looks 200% better in the flesh with good original cast bronze mounts contrasting it with original ormolu finish and patina to them The clock features a high quality rare engraved silvered dial with 3 subsidary dials to the top. The 3 subsidary dials to top all do a job. One is for Silent/Chime, one is for regulation and the other one to the right is a selection dial to choose between the different musical chimes either on 8 bells or Westminster on 4 bells and engraved roman numerals and original english hands with tunning engraved scroll decorations again all in great original condition protected by its glass hinged door with original working lock and key The triple fusee chain driven movement is absoulutely fantastic striking on 8 bells. The quarter chiming musical chimes every quarter of an hour on 8 bells or 4 bells and the hourly strike on a seperate gong on the hour after the musical chimes have finished playing. The movement is in perfect working order and is chiming superbly and ticks away beautifully The movement has a silent/strike option so you can switch the hour strike off if you wanted. The movement comes with its original pendulum all working fantastically keeping perfect time as you would expect from a high quality triple fusee 8 bell clock and sounds absolutely stunning when playing the 4 bells/8 bell tunes The clock measures a very impressive 24.5 inches high x 15 inches wide x 11 inches deep and looks absolutely amazing wherever it is displayed This is a perfect investment clock and a beautiful display piece. Looks absoultely fantastic wherever it is displayed and a true talking point of any room. Exceptional clock which will only grow significantly in value over the years and you will not find another one like it Approx Date: 1850 Rare Antique English Mahogany & Ormolu Triple Fusee Musical 8 Bell Bracket Clock Description 19thc antique mahogany & ormolu triple fusee 8 bell musical bracket clock - YouTube Video will open in a new window [isdntekvideo] Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter

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