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Bowers Of Chesterfield 30 Hour Longcase Clock With Inlaid Stringing And Cross Banding

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Sold by: Overton Clocks of Chesterfield ltd


Probably one of the best mid 19th century provincial 30 hour longcase clocks on the market at this time. This particular clock was my very first clock that I bought some four years ago when I started my new restoration business and it has been sitting patiently in our workshop all this time while we used it as a "house Mouse".
I have personally restored all of the clock and the movement to as an original new finish as I can, These provincial longcase clocks are often overlooked, mistreated and never restored due to there low intrinsic value compared with fine eight day longcase clocks. However, as you can see from the photographs this clock is simply beautiful in its finished state. The oak case has a wonderful colour and grain and is complemented by perfect boxwood stringing and Mahogany panels. The case maker has even taken the effort of "ebonising" sections of the hood spindles and reeded columns to the trunk.
The painted dial has been sympathetically restored by having the linework re touched and the gilt corners cleaned. The typically robust countwheel striking movement has been totally overhauled and comes with a full three years guarantee for your peace of mind.
This a rare opportunity to purchase a fully restored provincial 30 hour clock that is in an amazing condition.
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.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 200 cm (78.7")
Width = 45 cm (17.7")
Depth = 20 cm (7.9")

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Overton Clocks of Chesterfield ltd
United Kingdom

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