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Local Mid 18th Century Oak Longcase Clock


£3,000 | $3,691 USD | €3,394 EUR
Item Number: SA899170
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Kendall House Antiques Ltd.
This antique has been viewed 17 times in the past month with the most views from the United Kingdom.


With a 29.5cm arched brass dial inscribed on target in break arch Thos.Higherns, Ladbrook an eight day movement striking on a bell with seconds hand and date wheel. Circa 1760. Ideally in need of a service and some minor repairs. The clock runs well and keeps remarkably good time, I can say this with confidence at its been in my own home (and still is) for the last 6 years and itís never lost a beat, however the date wheel is currently inoperative, and the chime arrives every hour approximately 10 mins late!.
Thomas Higherns (otherwise lorns or lrons) was a clock maker, silversmith & gunsmith based at High Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, from at least 1759 until his death in 1808. He also signed clocks (as here) from Ladbroke Nr Southam in Warwickshire where he also retailed from. A very similar clock is illustrated in Mc Kennan , J, Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Central England figs, 8.79 & 8.80.
Internal Ref: 22026


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 220 cm (86.6")
Width = 0 cm (0.0")
Depth = 0 cm (0.0")

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Kendall House Antiques Ltd.
Kendall House
High Street
Chipping Campden
GL55 6AG 7
United Kingdom

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