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Sunday, June 04, 2006

Grandfather Clock

These clocks are actually called Longcase clocks, this is a splendid example.

Antique Geo III. London Mahogany Grandfather Clock :
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Antique Geo III. London Mahogany Grandfather Clock-->
Pagoda top hood with wood sound frets, 3 brass, ball and spire finials and the case with long broken arch door veneered with well figured wood and flanked with brass capped reeded and brass lined pillars, panelled plinth and shaped apron feet. 12-inch brass dial with silvered chapter ring and shell rococo spandrels, matted centre, seconds dial, calendar aperture and signed Wm. Jourdain, London, on an applied half moon plaque, the arch with a strike / silent dial, five pillar 8-day movement with anchor escapement striking the hours and as a rare feature the halves on a bell. The clock is in full working order and is ready for delivery or worldwide shipping. This clock will cost $900 to send airfreight to the USA. and £120 to most locations within the UK. Other destinations on request.

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