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This Longcase Mahogany's Maker - Thomas Udall, London is recorded at Shoe Lane, London. Clockmakers Company 1789 - 1814. N.B. Shoe Lane is an area of London where the upper echelons of the Clock Trade flourished, notably John Shelton the clockmaker who supplied many accurate clocks to the Government of the time including the regulator taken by Captain James Cook for the accurate measurement of the Transit of Venus in Tahiti, leaving England ( Portsmouth) on August 12th 1768.

This Longcase Mahogany's Movement - The very high quality, hourly ( rack ) striking, 8 day, movement with 5 knopped pillars and tee shaped frontplate to accommodate the gear driven moonwork. Silky smooth winding. Flat brass pendulum strip with "double brass" bob, the rating nut calibrated. Brass bound weights. - Price: £16,750

ANTIQUE Longcase Mahogany CLOCK - LCMAH 356

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Title LCMAH 356
 
Case Fine quality flame mahogany veneers to triple spire/ball mounted, pagoda top case with central red silk backed fret. Side windows to hood. Brass insert Corinthian capped, fluted "flying" hood columns with matching Corinthian capped, brass insert, fluted trunk quarter columns flanking the long trunk door. Typical scalloped corners to the raised base panel. "London" two step base, the lower, shaped.
Dial 14" breakarch brass dial with "starry sky" moonphases to arch, subsidiary recessed seconds disc, finely matted dial centre, cast brass rococo spandrels, conventional date aperture above the 6 o'clock position and blued, cut steel hands. Boldly signed Thomas Udall London to "rainbow" at top of arch.
Movement The very high quality, hourly ( rack ) striking, 8 day, movement with 5 knopped pillars and tee shaped frontplate to accommodate the gear driven moonwork. Silky smooth winding. Flat brass pendulum strip with "double brass" bob, the rating nut calibrated. Brass bound weights.
Maker Thomas Udall, London is recorded at Shoe Lane, London. Clockmakers Company 1789 - 1814. N.B. Shoe Lane is an area of London where the upper echelons of the Clock Trade flourished, notably John Shelton the clockmaker who supplied many accurate clocks to the Government of the time including the regulator taken by Captain James Cook for the accurate measurement of the Transit of Venus in Tahiti, leaving England ( Portsmouth) on August 12th 1768.
Date Circa 1795.
Height 99.2" ( 252 cms. ) or 93.7" ( 238 cms ) ex. Finials.
Price £16,750 - SOLD

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