Longcase Clocks

Robert Coats, Hamilton.

85" x 19" x 10"

A fine Scottish longcase clock by Robert Coats of Hamilton. This clock shows an impressive full brass and silvered dial with an engraved boss to the arch. A finely engraved chapter ring , matted centre and calendar aperture with scalloped seconds dial . A good quality and substantial 8 day duration movement which strikes the hour on a bell . A superb 'Flame' mahogany case with the classic long trunk door. Fully overhauled and is sold with a 12 month Guarantee. Delivery and set up free of charge within 30 miles of our shop. A fine well proportioned longcase.

 

£2750.00 G.B. Pounds

Isaac Hopkins, Tooley St, London.

87" x 22" x 11"

A well proportioned longcase clock by Isaac Hopkins of London who is recorded working from 1786 in G.H.Baillie's - Watch and Clockmakers of the World. This fine clock shows a full brass and silvered dial with a Strike - silent hand to the arch. A finely matted dial center with the makers name on a cartouche. Calendar aperture and seconds dial, as well as the full silvered chapter ring . A good quality and substantial 8 day duration movement which strikes the hour on a bell . A superb 'Flame' mahogany case with the classic long trunk door with 'bridge top' and quarter columns to both sides. Fully overhauled and is sold with a 12 month Guarantee. Delivery and set up free of charge within 40 miles of our shop. A fine well proportioned longcase.

 

£4750.00 G.B. Pounds

Grandmother Clock

65" x 14" x 9"

This little Grandmother size clock really does have to be seen to be fully appreciated. The Mahogany case is highly figured and of superb proportions  which is quite rare to find. The chimes are also very 'soft' with a choice of Westminster, Whittington or Winchester. Fully overhauled and is sold with a 12 month Guarantee. Delivery and set up free of charge within 10miles of our shop.

 

G.B. Pounds

Andrew Scott, Edinburgh.

85" x 19" x 10"

An impressive Scottish longcase clock by Andrew Scott of Edinburgh. This clock shows a fully silvered dial with the makers name engraved to the arch. A finely engraved chapter ring and seconds sub dial with calendar aperture. A good quality and substantial 8 day duration movement which strikes the hour on a bell . A superb 'Flame' mahogany case with the classic long trunk door. Fully overhauled and is sold with a 12 month Guarantee. Delivery and set up free of charge within 30 miles of our shop. A fine well proportioned longcase.

 

£2850.00 G.B. Pounds

Robert Miller of Tottenham, 1810

H.87"  W.17"  D.9.5"

A fine Regency period mahogany longcase clock of superb proportions. The hood has 'canted' reeded columns either side of the dial and three brass finials to the cresting. The panelled base with double plinth. A 12" silvered  dial with a large seconds sub dial and makers name engraved to the center with elegant regency diamond hands . Strikes on the hour and runs for a week on a single wind .

£4900.00 G.B.Pounds

Robert Sampson , Westminster , London .

85" x 19" x 10"

A fine longcase clock by Robert Sampson of Westminster who is recorded working from 1779- 93 in G.H.Baillie's - Watch and Clockmakers of the World. It is also noted that he received an award from The Society of Arts for a Chiming Mechanism . This clock shows a full brass and silvered dial with a domed engraved boss to the arch, depicting a face in the sun . A finely engraved dial center with makers name , calendar and seconds, as well as the full silvered chapter ring . A good quality and substantial 8 day duration movement which strikes the hour on a bell . A superb 'Flame' mahogany case with the classic long trunk door with arch to mirror the Hood . Fully overhauled and is sold with a 12 month Guarantee. Delivery and set up free of charge within 40 miles of our shop. A fine well proportioned longcase.

 

£4250.00 G.B. Pounds

R.Miller , Perth .

85" x 19" x 10"

A good Scottish longcase clock by Robert Miller of Perth who is recorded working in 1841 from his New Row address in the center of Perth. The clock shows a round 12" dial with Chapter ring , Seconds and Calendar all with the traditional gilt ground . A good quality and substantial 8 day duration movement which strikes the hour on a bell . Fully overhauled and is sold with a 12 month Guarantee , delivery and set up free of charge within 70 miles of our shop.

 

£2450.00 G.B. Pounds

Charles Tolley , London , c1695

H.80"  W.17.5"  D.9.5"

A fine William and Mary walnut and marquetry longcase clock by Charles Tolley of London , who was born in 1663 and survived the Great fire!. He was free of the Clockmakers Company in 1683 . The case is veneered in walnut with panels of bird and floral marquetry against an ebony ground.  There is an round brass lenticle to the trunk door and the hood ( ex rising) is flanked by Barley twist columns. The eight day duration movement has five pillars and an inside locking plate with outside locking lever .  The 11 inch square dial with a finely matted centre, a silvered chapter ring and seconds dial with cherub and foliage spandrels.  The winding holes are ringed and the Calendar aperture is decorated with scrolls. 

Price on application

John Hills , East Grinstead

87" x 19" x 10"

A decorative laquer and ebonised longcase clock by John Hills , recorded working in the 1820's in East Grinstead . We would date this clock slightly earlier at around 1810 . The clock shows a full engraved brass dial with strike silent to the arch , makers name and calendar . A good quality 8 day duration movement which strikes the hour on a bell . Fully overhauled and is sold with a 12 month Guarantee , delivery and set up free of charge within 70 miles of our shop. Viewing is highly recommended .

 

£2750.00 G.B. Pounds

Rivers and Sons , London 1810 .

H.91"  W.20"  D.10"

A well proportioned flame Mahogany , ' strike-silent' longcase by Rivers &Sons , Cornhill , London . The classic London case with quarter fluted columns either side of the long arched trunk door.The base with a raised panel and classic London double plinth. The hood has a double arched with silk backed fret work and matching sound frets to the sides and fluted pillars with brass reeding . The full brass and enamelled dial signed with the makers name and the addition of , Successor to Daniel St' Leu , Watchmaker to her majesty. A large five knopped pillar movement with Brass cased weights and pendulum Bob , Striking the Hours on a Bell or silent at will . Listed in G.H.Ballie-Watch and clockmakers of the World , working from 1782-1815 .

£6950.00 G.B. Pounds

Adam Pringle of Edinburgh , Circa 1800

H.85.5"  W.20"  D.9.5"

Adam Pringle of Edinburgh has been recorded  working from Bristo Street Circa 1794-1820 . This Oak longcase has many attractive features of Scottish clock and cabinet making . The long , slim trunk door , the 'Swan neck' pediment above the blind fret work . The single sheet brass dial is well engraved and silvered . Showing the time with beautiful blued steel hands and the makers name engraved to the arch . This clock has benefitted from a full overhaul in our workshop and will be delivered (locally) and set up - free of charge .

£2850.00 G.B. Pounds

 

W.Robertson of Forfar .

H.83"  W.20"  D.9.5"

A 'belly door' flame mahogany , longcase clock with full columns to the trunk and a 'Swan neck' hood with full columns either side of the arched and glazed door . A good example of Scottish clock making in the early Victorian period. . The well painted dial has a lady to the arch being protected by the Scotsmans 'Plaid' (a type of thick tartan blanket ). The corner paintings are of well known Scotsmen , Robert Burns ,Alexander Ramsay , James Fergurson and Sir Walter Scott . The movement is of good quality  and strikes the Hour on a bell and runs for a week on a single wind . The clock-maker William Robertson is listed in 'Old Scottish Clockmakers' by John Smith - working from 1830.

£2650.00 G.B.Pounds

John Diston  of  Guernsey.

H.81.4" X W.19" X D.10"

A very well presented , small mahogany longcase clock with full brass dial , gilt spandrels (corner decorations) blued steel hands , calendar and makers name to the centre . The arched hood has full , fluted and brass reeded columns with brass Corinthian capitals . This clock of small proportions runs for a week on a single wind and will strike the hour on a bell . This clock  also benefits from a strike-silent facility in the arch of the dial . The trunk door retains the original and unusual fan inlay of Satin birch which is not often seen and the panelled base has corner details we have not seen before . We would highly recommend if possible viewing this clock in our showrooms to fully appreciate to colour , patina and size . Delivered free within 70miles of our shop !

 

24 month Guarantee.

G.B. Pounds

W.Mackie of Strathaven

H.82"  W.18 "  D.9"

A flame mahogany Scottish longcase in the classic keyhole shape or "Drumhead" as they are known ,good proportions with long glazed trunk door and panelled base and unusually with glazed sides too ( a rare feature ) . A 12 inch Painted Gilt dial showing Roman Numerals for the Chapter ring with Seconds and Calendar within , flowers and scrolls decorate the center . An 8 day duration weight driven movement , with bespoke Brass cased weights and wooden rod seconds beat pendulum .

G.B. Pounds

 

Thomas Ashton  of  Macclesfield

H.81"  W.23"  D.11"

A fine oak Lancashire Longcase clock of good proportions with full 12 " brass dial showing silvered Chapter ring , Calendar and dial center with gilt spandrels to the dial corners . The hood with columns and a dentil moulding , crossbanding around the door and reverse painted glass known as Verre eglomise above . The trunk in Oak with mahogany crossbanding , quarter columns and panelled base .Thomas Ashton of Macclesfield was working from 1760-95 and is listed in Clock and Watchmakers of the World , book by G.H.Ballie.

Fully restored and sold with a one year guarantee.

£3450.00  G.B. Pounds

'Rocking Ship'

H.7'1"  W.1'9"  D.10"

This is very decorative 'Rocking Ship' Longcase clock of 8day duration with a pleasant bell strike for the hour . This clock has in the arch of the dial a Ship that Rocks from side to side with each tick of the clock , this feature was popular when the clock was made as there were no moving images elsewhere to be seen .The dial also includes a calendar and seconds hand with all hands being the original Brass fret cut and punch decorated . The cabinet is of highly figured mahogany with box-line inlays , turned columns to both the hood and to the trunk . Standing on small bracket feet . David Bevan of Hirwain is listed in the Slaters Commercial directory of 1858 , this clock dates to around the 1840-50's .

  G.B. Pounds

James Lunan of Aberdeen 1810

James Lunan of Aberdeen 1810

H.83"  W.19.5"  D.10"

A fine flame mahogany Scottish longcase clock of 8 day duration, 'Broken arch' shape hood with Boxwood detailing either side of the dial 12" silvered dial , featuring a calendar and seconds dial within the Roman numeral chapter ring, the Clock movement is exceptional quality , being a 'Deadbeat' escapement with wooden pendulum rod and Bell striking on the hour and will run for a week on a wind . James Lunan of Aberdeen is not listed in 'Old Scottish Clockmakers 1453-1850' by John Smith , however Charles Lunan is , we have researched a little and have reached the opinion that James could have been his son . The research continues !

G.B.Pounds

Watson of Derby , 1840

Watson of Derby , 1840

H.83"  W.19"  D.9.5"

A fine , flame mahogany longcase clock with Walnut crossbanding  and ebonised edging with boxwood stringing , The hood has full columns with Brass capitals , the base has single plinth . A fine example of an early victorian Longcase clock with Painted dial that strikes on the Hour and runs for a week on a single wind .

£1950.00 G.B.Pounds