The base has a lovely shaped applied panel and is raised on a shaped plinth. The eight-day movement striking the hour has an arched brass face with makers name of. It also has a subsidiary second dial and date aperture. The four corners are adorned with beautiful spandrels whilst the arch incorporates the'STRIKE / SILENT' facility which allows the striking of the hours to be switched off if required. There are two'Budgen Croydon' listed in Brain Loomes Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World Volume 2' :'BUDGEN.
As this clock dates to circa 1760 this would indicate the maker to be Thomas Budgen Croydon. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 83 3/4 inches / 213 cm high to top of clock.
20 1/2 inches / 52 cm across the widest part of the hood - 13 3/4 inches / 35 cm across the trunk - 18 3/4 inches / 47.5 cm across the widest part of the base. As can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely slim proportions.The clock is in wonderful condition, there is a chip to the capital on the bottom right hood column. The movement is lovely and clean and is. Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive. For collection in person, cash on collection. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. The following couriers can provide a quote. AJ Transport on 07714 417824. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. This item is in the category "Collectables\Decorative Collectables\Clocks\Grandfather Clocks". The seller is "cgfclocks" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.