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A Limited Edition ‘Congreve’ Rolling Ball Clock by Thwaites & Reed

The three silvered Arabic chapter rings showing the hours, minutes and seconds, with blued steel hands, mounted on a shaped frame supported by four turned columns, on a plinth base with applied maker’s name plate, the substantial single fusee movement with Harrison’s maintaining power and six spoke wheels, the escapement a pivoted runway with roll-over seconds indicator standing on a mahogany base with Perspex cover.

Please note: This is a novelty clock and as such is not expected to keep accurate time.

Serviced and guaranteed for 3 years.
Height: 18” or 46cm
CIRCA. 1972
Provenance: Private collection – U.K.


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2. Fully Serviced & Guaranteed

Once you have selected the clock you wish to purchase, you can secure it by placing a 20% deposit. The clock will then be taken to our workshop, where a specialist clockmaker will conduct a comprehensive restoration. The clock will then undergo rigorous testing for a minimum of 4 weeks. The work carried out on your clock will be guaranteed for 3 years, providing you with further peace of mind.

3. Delivery

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