ENGLISH GIANT QUARTER STRIKING CARRIAGE CLOCK BY HAMILTON OF LONDON
A very fine giant quarter striking English carriage clock Numbered 13110, with lovely silvered engraved dial within a substantial bronze finished case.
Movement: A high quality English 8-day quarter striking clock movement featuring twin chained fusees and gilded escapement with compensated balance to an underslung lever. The movement strikes hours and quarters with two hammers on two gongs and is provided with maintaining power.
Case: The substantial case is bronze finished and the style is typical of McCabe with fluted columns to the front and top of carry handle with thick bevelled glass’ to both sides and top of movement with solid shutter back door.
Dial: The delightful silvered dial stands at 3 ¾” wide and 5 ¼” to the arch and displays engraved Roman numerals for the hours surrounded by floral scrolls, signed Hamilton & Co under XII and London 13110 above VI, with a pair of finely blued steel hands to show the time.
- Currently – Private collection, UK
- Purchased from a well established clock dealer
Height: 7 ½” or 19cm
9 ¾” or 25cm (with handle up)
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The J. C. Collection is one mans collection of fine antique clocks based in the county of Bedfordshire.
A highly respected horologist and a Fellow of The British Horological Institute, James has held many horological positions of high esteem working for contracts with H. M. Government to the The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.
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