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Superb London Mahogany Antique Longcase Grandfather Clock C1770

EUR 3.399,74 or Best Offer Unsold, 14-Day Returns

Seller: oldtempter (1.080) 100%, Location: Lincoln, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232133858898 A fine Georgian Mahogany London Longcase Clock of excellent quality and fine proportions, by Richard Dawson of London, dating to around 1770, and in good and full working order. The case is in Mahogany, and is in very good original condition. The long case door in figured Mahogany with a raised moulded edge, with its lock (no key) behind the brass key escutcheon, and original brass hinges. The door is flanked by reeded columns and with brass piping and brass capitals. The base again with a finely figured and raised Mahogany panel inside a moulded edge with inverted corners, and the clock stands on its original shaped double plinth at a majestic 94 inches in total height. The hood with its pagoda pediment and surmounted with its turned and gilded finials to the upper corners. The glazed hood door with its brass handle, and the door is flanked by reeded columns at each side with brass piping to match the columns on the lower case, and again with brass capitals. The brass and silvered arched dial is in lovely original condition, the chapter ring having hours represented by Roman Numerals, with an outer minute ring. The matted center of the dial with the fully working 31 day calendar aperture below the twin winding holes and with the subsidiary seconds dial above. The top arch with the makers silvered name boss engraved "Richd Dawson London" and flanked by elaborate spandrels. The dial is finished with its further four spandrels to the corners, and blued steel hands. The 5 pillar, rack and snail striking, 8 day duration movement is in original condition and in full working order, striking out the hours on a single bell. The clock is set up and keeping excellent time, and as with all old antique clocks it would benefit from a service at some time in the future. The clock comes complete with it's old weights and original pendulum complete with its brass bob, along with a winding key.Dimensions - 94 inches high (239 cm) Faults; There are a couple of very minor chips/marks as you would expect from a circa 240 year old clock, the bottom panel has minor cracks to the veneer, one small capital from the rear of the hood is missing, and the upper edge of the case door moulding has slight damage. These are all quite minor though, overall it is in good condition throughout. Overall a beautiful Georgian London Mahogany longcase clock in full working order, ready to go straight into your home. Delivery and personal "in house" set up can be arranged depending on distance, please email for details. If you have any questions about this item please email me at old.school@ntlworld.com -----------------------------------------------------------Check out my other items!Be sure to add me to your favourites list! ------------------------------------------------------------ Would all ebay members with a feedback rating (the number in brackets after your user name) of “0” or less please email to confirm the bid, otherwise the bid WILL be removed. This is due to timewasters who bid on lots of high value items with no intention of purchasing or honouring their bid. I always try to describe my items as accurately as possible, and if any item is not described accurately, I will give a refund of 100% of the final purchase price, carriage costs are unfortunately not refundable. While the clocks are fairly easy to set up and a setting up guide can be supplied, if you are unable to set it up you may need to seek help from a local professional at the buyers cost. ---------------------------------------------------------- I accept personal cheques, cash on local delivery/collection, paypal and bank transfers. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying please. Shipping overseas may be arranged, but only by prior arrangement, and direct bank transfer or paypal only for overseas buyers which must be immediate. All duty that may be incurred for overseas buyers to be paid by the buyer. ---------------------------------------------------------- Important Notice It has been brought to my attention that someone on eBay is sending scam emails offering to sell goods similar to my goods at cheaper prices from abroad. This is a deliberate attempt to deceive, these items are all in my possession. They will ask you to send money to them, DO NOT, they do not have any goods to sell, you will never hear from them once you have paid. I only answer to emails that you send to me, and will never send emails to you offering to sell you goods at ridiculously low prices. If you receive one, please let me know and I will report it to eBay immediately. Because of these emails, I have now decided to make all my auctions private auctions so my customers will not be bombarded by these fraudulent people. Thanks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Postage / Delivery Costs Delivery with a specialist Carrier will be; Anywhere in England or Wales (mainland)- £95 Scotland - email your postcode for a quote Ireland - £150 - £250 OVERSEAS BUYERS PLEASE OBTAIN A SHIPPING QUOTE BEFORE BIDDING USA, Australia and Canada are usually in the region of £600 delivery by sea door to door but please email your exact location for an accurate quote, sea freight and airfreight prices available, airfreight is usually around 3 weeks from payment, email for sea freight times Please note that delivery will take from 7-14 days from completion of payment (approx 28 days Scotland and Ireland) depending on the carriers itinerary. For urgent delivery requests please contact us. Collections can be made Mon-Fri by prior arrangement only. Delivery and Set up may also be arranged depending on distance, please email for a quote. Condition: A beautiful Georgian London Mahogany 8 day Longcase clock in good and full working order, please see photos and descriptionn, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian, Material: Mahogany, Features: 8-Day, Height: 94 inches

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