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Very Rare Antique English Twin Fusee 8 Day Bell & Cuckoo Striking Skeleton Clock Very Rare Model, Silvered Dial, Full Working Order

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller classictime2015 (3,333) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173046707405 This clock is a antique twin fusee skeleton clock made in approx 1870's. This is a very very rare model as it has the automaton cuckoo bird that comes out of the base The clock has a nine pillar construction to the movement with 4 spoke crossings to centre of all wheels. The clock is complimented by its burr walnut wooden base and glass case cover which is all in excellent condition The whole clock has just been serviced with the bellows in the base renewed so in good working order and the wooden base has been professioanlly restored recently The clock features a thick silvered chapter ring dial with engraved roman numerals and matching hands. The dial is in excellent condition The movement has a 9 pillar construction. It is a twin Fusee wire driven barrels with a anchor escapement and 4 spoke crossings to wheels. The clock runs for 8 days and strikes the bell on the half hour and on the hour counting the hours and sounds beautiful, the clock also has the cuckoo bird which comes out the front and sounds the cuckoo tune on the half and on the hour as you can see in the video above as well as striking the bell. The movement plates are very thick and have a beautiful patina to them. The movement benefits from its original pendulum and a new winding key The movement is in full working order with a very strong tick and superb unusual cuckoo strike, the bird comes out the automaton house door on the front of the base The clock measures a very impressive 20.75 inches high x 14.5 inches wide x 8.5 inches deep This is a very very rare excepetional quality twin fusee skeleton movement that is in full working order and still has a great display look about it with a gothic design and the cuckoo strike Approx Date: 1870 Very Rare Antique English Twin Fusee 8 Day Bell & Cuckoo Striking Skeleton Clock Description PLEASE NOTE: I have just received some excellent quality clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality clocks this being one of them IMG 0016 - YouTube Video will open in a new window [isdntekvideo] Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: The skeleton clock is in great condition. The clock has its original wooden base and is covered by its original glass case. The thick silvered dial is in excellent condition. Movement in full working order striking the bell and cuckoo as it should, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: skeleton table clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: twin fusee skeleton clock, Material: Brass, walnut and glass, Features: 8-Day

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