Quality Antique English 18thC Twin Fusee Bracket Clock Joseph Smith Of Bristol Important 8 Day Mahogany Bell Top Mantel Clock C1770

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller ukhorologist (1.618) 100%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 254387944733 Welcome to my listing, please allow me to introduce myself. I am a horologist and have been working with clocks and watches for over 30 years. I have been fully trained by the British Horological Institute and worked under my mentor for many years so you can buy with total confidence. All of my clocks are working unless otherwise stated, I don't however regulate the clocks before listing - I leave that to you as every environment is unique. Thank you for visiting my eBay shop, all emails are answered daily so please don't hesitate to contact me Description This is a rare high quality antique 18th century English twin fusee bracket clock by Joseph Smith of Bristol which dates the clock to circa 1770. The clock features superb proportions with a bell top mahogany case with a brass carry handle and acorn finials on top, the case has 2 glass panels on either side through which you can see the quality fusee chain driven movement. There is a hinged glazed front and back door with the front door having its working lock and key but the back door is missing its lock but does hold shut when on display. Joseph Smith is recorded in Moore A.J. THE CLOCKMAKERS OF BRISTOL 1650-1900 as working from several addresses in Bristol 1725-1775. He is generally considered a fine and diverse maker with known examples ranging from eight day longcase clocks with tidal dials to watches with champleve dials. Other bracket clocks by him include a very rare miniature walnut case bracket clock with verge escapement and 4 inch arched dial The Clock Measures - 18 inches high x 11 inches wide x 7.5 inches deep Dial The clock has a arched engraved brass & silvered dial which has engraved roman numerals on the silvered chapter ring all in excellent condition. The clock has its original fine hands and to the centre it is signed by the maker Joseph Smith of Bristol. At the top of the dial you have a rise and fall regulation dial Movement The movement is a high quality English 8 day twin fusee gong striking movement with its original anchor escapement which is in full working order keeping time and striking the hours on the hour with its original pendulum and comes with a winding key, the movement is clean and dates to circa 1770 Condition Report This original antique fusee bracket clock is in excellent condition for age and in full working order, please have a good look over the many Pictures I have provided which can help with any further item description, please make sure you are happy with clock before bidding, many thanks and good luck Keep up to date with my latest offers - click here to add me to your favorite sellers or you can take a peek at my eBay shop click here to visit my eBay store. I offer premium service on all my products along with full aftersales customer care view my feedback. If you want to know more about me take a look at my about me page. Click here to view my other items for sale Please note I am an online retailer of clocks and watches, there is not an option to view or collect these items. I use a professional packing service with premium fully tracked next day shipping. Bigger or high risk items I will have hand delivered by my personal driver on a day convenient for you and he will also call you with an ETA. We do offer discount on shipping with multiple purchases, please do not email for a cheaper service we do not offer one as we want our items to arrive safely. Quality Antique English 18thC Twin Fusee Bracket Clock Joseph Smith Of Bristol Click images to enlarge Description Normal 0 false false false EN-GB JA X-NONE Pictures sell! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.250+ Listing Templates! Auctiva gets you noticed! The complete eBay Selling Solution. Condition: This original antique clock is in excellent condition and in full working order, please have a good look over the many Pictures i have provided which can help with any further item description, please make sure you are happy with clock before bidding, many thanks and good luck, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Clock Type: Bracket Clock, Features: 8-Day, Material: Mahogany, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian, Type: Bracket Clock

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