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unique mahogany precision table regulator by wm harrison c1800
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SA624896

Unique Mahogany Precision Table Regulator By Wm Harrison C1800

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Overton Clocks of Chesterfield ltd

Description

We have the pleasure of offering this very rare and unique Mahogany Table Regulator with Harrison maintaining power, Deadbeat escapement, Substantial five pillar movement by William Harrison.
The absolutely stunning lancet case with raised ebony inlay is of the highest quality having beautifully selected veneers and faultless ebony stringing. The quality is carried through to the "secret" door in the base of the front that opens via a key to the side, the door fits absolutely perfectly without any gaps or deviation in its length.
The perfectly white porcelain dial carrying the name Wm Harrison, Walworth, Surry includes a mock hinge to the side of the highly gilt engraved bezel so that the balance of the clock is not affected.
The five pillar movement is a clockmakers example of the best standards available 220 years ago, having knopped pillars that are 1inch in diameter supporting the 1/4 inch sloid brass plates. The wheels all have five spokes and are separately screwed to the arbor via a well made collet. The hammer is shaped to hit two tuned bells simultaneously so that a very pleasant harmony is emitted upon striking. A nice touch is that the hammer tail has a beautiful made roller that runs up and down the hammer spring so that it does suffer from wear. As can be seen from the photographs, the front wheel and lever work have all been skeletonised. Another unusual feature is the "preload" for the fusee has a separate well made brass spring and ratchet, this feature is only required when setting up the clock during assembly.
The half second pendulum having an ebony rod with well made brass plates features a large heavy pendulum bob that is 3.5inches across and 2inches deep. The machined button on thr front of the bob matches the button on the front of the secret door to the case.
With over twenty years experience in restoring and conserving clocks and working on some of the finest and complicated clocks for a select group of the best antique clock dealers in the country, We are proud to say that we are now the exclusive restoration company for Steam Mill Clocks.
As well as this, Overton Clocks has now decided to offer our customers the opportunity to purchase fine antique clocks that have been personally selected for their unique or special features. Each clock has been expertly restored to the highest of standards by myself. Overton clocks ensures peace of mind in your investment, by personally offering three years warranty on all of our timepieces.
I am a master clockmaker, a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and a member of the British watch and clockmakers guild. Overton Clocks is a traditional clock shop based in the heart of Chesterfield on two floors hosting a showroom and in-house fully equipped workshop.
For case studies and examples of our work, please see our website (overtonclock.co.uk) or find us on Facebook ( overtonclocks) for regular updates



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Dimensions

Height = 56 cm (22.0")
Width = 30 cm (11.8")
Depth = 20 cm (7.9")


Seller Details

Overton Clocks of Chesterfield ltd
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
United Kingdom
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