Very Rare Antique 18thc English Weight Driven Verge Lantern Alarm Wall Clock Full Working Order By William Denton Of Oxford

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller classictime2015 (3.800) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 392014675888 This clock is a top quality antique 18thc English weight driven verge lantern clock with a hook and spike fitting and is a very rare clock indeed The clock sits on the wall with a hook at the top and 2 spikes to the base which level the clock up The lantern clock is weight driven one for the time and the other for the alarm which has a counter weight with it. the clock strikes the bell to top for the alarm The clock has a superb lantern clock design with fantastic small proportions with it only measuring 8.5 inches high, the brass casing is in great original condition with a beautiful patina, their is a door on either side with a turn latch to hold them shut The clock benefits from its original silvered dial with the single hand and alarm setting dial just behind the hand. The front also benefits from engraved pierced spandrels around the dial, the dial has a silvered boss to the arch which is signed by the maker William Denton of Oxford The clock has 2 hinged brass doors one either side of the clock which open to reveal easy access to the movement The movement is a weight driven 18th century movement that benefits from its original verge escapement with fixed pendulum to back which swings back and forth and is a pleasure to watch as you can see in the video above, the movement also has an alarm feature This is a very rare English lantern clock with verge escapement and one for the serious collection The clock has superb small proportions measuring 8.5 inches high x 5 inches wide x 5 inches deep and has a drop of around 6ft Approx Date: 1760 Reasons why you should buy your antique clock from Times & Chimes Ltd !!! We understand buying an antique clock is a big decision and we are very well experienced in current market's. We have many years experience in buying and selling original antique clocks which are carefully sourced and many from private collections and we know exactly whay buyers expect when purchasing such a prized possession and a potential investment. Here are some of the main reasons why you should buy your antique clocks from us for complete piece of mind 1 - We offer the very best customer service before, during and after the sale 2 - Six month return to base warranty on mechanisms 3 - All our original antique clocks are of high quality and carefully sourced 4 - Every clock we sell are tested for a minimum of 1 week before being offered for sale 5 - We have earned a consistently excellent track record of sales with 100% Feedback 6 - All our items are professionally packed and dispatched promptly 7 - All clocks are sent with world leading couriers on a priority service with full online tracking Very Rare Antique 18thc English Weight Driven Verge Lantern Alarm Wall Clock Description Please Note: I have just received some excellent quality clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after and all of which will be listed over the next few months. Some excellent quality original clocks IMG 0231 - YouTube Video will open in a new window [isdntekvideo] Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: The clock case is in great condition for age with no damage only minimal wear to the brass case. The silvered Dial and signed boss are in excellent condition and free from damage. The weight driven movement is in full working order keeping time with its verge escapement and comes with a 6 months return to base warranty included, Clock Type: lantern wall clock, Age: Circa 1760, Type: wall lantern clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: verge escapement lantern clock, Material: Brass, Features: bell striking

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