2 Antique grandfather clocks easy repairs + brass face clock movement

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Seller: davejd0_0 (948) 100%, Location: Sale, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 264541839690 2 x Grandfather clocks + brass face works The Porthouse of Penrith one of the best makers in clocks .clock work is working fine actually keeps good time. it is an easy repair it is complete and does work needs small piece of beading finishing off . needs glass but I do have a piece of old glass it can have. also Mahogany inlaid grandfather clock needs hood door have the wood to finish needs pendulum have the weight . The brass face clock is as is in photo these will have to be pick up only sorry in the photos it does show what looks like worm it is not it is little spots of mould it does wipe off Reason for Sale I need the room these are a gift This is just a good honest sell at the right price need gone!! Can't add extra photos just ask I can't believe I still have these at this price you are welcome to view William Porthouse is generally considered to be amongst the most eminent of Cumbrian clockmakers and made many fine clocks. He married Mary Nicholson in1725, and three of their 10 children, John, William and George all joined the family business.They operated from Little Dockray which is one of the ancient townships of Penrith. For 25 years from 1740 to 1765 he was in charge of the clock in St Andrew’s Church, Penrith and in 1763 he supervised the hanging of new bells. In 1778 he supplied new chimes to Cockermouth Church and it was reported at that time in The Cumberland Chronicle that “It would not be doing justice to the merit of Mr Porthouse, were we not to remark, that the above is esteemed a most excellent piece of mechanism and is as small a compass as any thing of the kind in England Condition: Minor work required to finish, Sub-Type: Grandfather Clock Parts, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock

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