EARLY ITALIAN BRACKET CLOCK - Pelegrino Amorotti a Roma Exceptional example Grande Sonnierre with alarm

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Seller: clockbroker (124) 100%, Location: Mansfield, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122792159060 EARLY ITALIAN BRACKET CLOCK - Pelegrino Amorotti a Roma EARLY ITALIAN BRACKET CLOCK - Pelegrino Amorotti a Roma Click images to enlarge Description Antique bracket clocks from the second part of the 18th Century are particularly rare items and are generally the domain of the finest English makers . Clocks of this age by Continental makers are very uncommon.This clock was made by Pelegrino Amorotti a Roma who is recognised as being one of the finest Italian makers and is work is so highly prized that his clocks grace several important museums in the country Clocks of this very great age have inevitably has various repairs , restorations and alterations , however , this clock is in the most remarkable complete and genuine condition throughout.Even the original winding key is present. In fact the owner of Overton Clocks of Chesterfield who restored the movement was amazed it its originality and comment on the remains of blueing on the steel work. The movement using the six hour system which was common at the that time. It has Grande Sonnierre striking on two bells for the quarters and strikes the hours on their home. The clock strikes from one to six as normal but at 7o'clock the sequence starts again at one and carries on until 12 o'clock where it strikes 6 times. The alarm facility is complete and is wound at just past one o'clock with the setting disc in the centre. There two train spring driven movement has verge escapement with mock pendulum aperture and has a duration of 24 hours (although the going train runs a little longer). As can be seen in the photographs it is is of excellent quality and in perfect working order. The impressive Rosewood veneered case is in exceptional condition having been professionally restored. It is adorned by ormlou castings with glazed sides.It is much nicer in the flesh than my photographs depict and I urge prospective buyers to view the clock if at all possible. The clock is 25 1/2 inches tall (handle up) ,15 1/2 inches wide and 9 inches deep If the asking price is paid in full I will deliver ,set up and guarantee the clock for 12 months in England , Wales and the Scottish Lowlands. Any lesser offers accepted will be considered a trade sale with shipping the responsibility of the buyer I will ship this clock worldwide Guesstimate shipping rates are as follows ; Europe £60 USA £100 Australia and Asia £170 Payment Alternative means of payment to Pay Pal are prefered if at all possible.Goods will not be shipped unles paid for in full Shipping Ebay and Pay pal cxharges are incurred on shipping and these with be added to the total shipping costs.Most items will be shipped worlwide and generally by UPS or similar service which is tracked and signed for.I will not sent items which are not tracked and signed for.Collection is available.Delivery is possible depending on your location for reasonable expences.Goods will be packed as well as possible which will increase charges slightly due to larger box sizes but no-one wants the item damaged.NO COURIER WILL INSURE ANTIQUES SO PLEASE THAT IN MIND.PLEASE TAKE OUT YOUR OWN SEPERATE INSURANCE IF YOU REQUIRE IT. Terms of Sale Please ask all questions before bidding.Items can be viewed prior to sale.Please do not on items if you do not intention of completing the transaction.Contact me if you have any problems as I want you to buy again.If you see an item and require a little time to pay please get in touch and terms may be arranged to our mutual satisfaction About Us I have been involved in antique clocks and barometers for nearly 30 years with customers worldwide although I am new to Ebay.I firmly believe that business should be done with integrity and honesty.I prefer genuine and untouched items and will sell them as such to keep costs down.We have no intention of misleading our customers in any way and will provide the best service possible.If you encounter any problems then please get in touch. Contact Us We can be contacted at sellingantiques.co.uk/steammill where the necessary details can be found Images sell! Get Supersized Images & Free Image HostingCreate your brand with Auctiva's Customizable Templates. THE simple solution for eBay sellers. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter Condition: Excellent. Movement serviced and working perfectly

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