Rare Antique Musical 8 Bells And 5 Bells Longcase Grandfather Clock
A longcase clock in the late 18th Century style, three weight longcase clock, the brass face signed D. Halford & Sons, 129, Fenchurch and striking on eight bells and further 5 Bells to your choice, The swan-neck pediment with shell inlay surmounted by a brass finial and the broken arch dial silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals and flanked by ornate pierced gilt-metal spandrels headed with cherubic-style masks with black Roman numerals and subsidiary Arabic minutes to the 27cm diameter silvered chapter ring enclosing a seconds dial, the arched brass face with three strike/silent/chime dials and ornate spandrels, with 8-day three train movement; the mahogany and crossbanded satin wood case with broken swan neck pediment and fluted columns to the hood, long trunk door and plinth base inlaid with oval patere with three weights and a pendulum.
Condition There are eight strikers and a music box-style mechanism with a cylinder barell on one side and a further five on the other. On the top there is also one large bell for the hour strike. Superb all original musical longcase clock in faultlessly working order.
To listen to the music here. This item is in the category "Collectables\Decorative Collectables\Clocks\Grandfather Clocks". The seller is "pinklady73pink" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.
- Antique: Yes
- Shape: 8 Bells 5 Gongs
- Character: Clocking
- Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock
- Sub-Type: Grandfather
- Style/ Origin/ Theme: Victorian
- Brand: Unbranded
- Type: Longcase/Grandfather Clock
- Style: Victorian
- Theme: Music
- Features: STRIKE / SILENT, Dead Beat, 8-Day, Chimes, Musical, Westminster Chimes
- Time Period Manufactured: Pre-1900
- Age: Antique, Pre-1900