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This Longcase Oak's Maker - Sharman ( John ) of Melton is recorded - born 1776, working Melton Mowbray ( Leicestershire ) circa 1800, married 1806. Last known 1840, also an ironmonger.

This Longcase Oak's Movement - Good quality, 8 day, 4 pillar movement with hourly ( rack ) striking. - Price: £4,650

ANTIQUE Longcase Oak CLOCK - LCOAK 319

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Title LCOAK 319
 
Case SMALL, simple, flat top, long door, plain oak case with "pillars attached" hood door. Well proportioned, small and sweet.
Dial 12" square "Walker & Hughes" painted dial with main "wavy Arabic" numerals, "wavy Arabic" outers ( 60, 15, 30, 45 ) subsidiary seconds dial, "sad mouth" date aperture, fruit centred leafy swags to corner spandrels and blued, cut steel, lozenge, hands. N.B. Walker & Hughes ( dialmakers ) are recorded in Birmingham - 15, Lower Priory 1812 - 26, then Fisher Street 1827 - 35. This example, dating by style, is one of their earlier ones, circa 1815.
Movement Good quality, 8 day, 4 pillar movement with hourly ( rack ) striking.
Maker Sharman ( John ) of Melton is recorded - born 1776, working Melton Mowbray ( Leicestershire ) circa 1800, married 1806. Last known 1840, also an ironmonger.
Date Circa 1815.
Height 72.8" ( 185 cms. ).
Price £4,650

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