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A good quality oak 30 hour longcase clock by Thomas Crawshaw of Rotherham c.1770

  • Maker: Thomas Crawshaw, Rotherham
  • Date: 1770
  • Height: 84" 
  • Width: 17
  • Depth: 9
  • Price: 2,400

 

Case

A good quality 30 hour longcase clock by Thomas Crawshaw of Rotherham, circa 1770.
The case constructed of figured quarter sawn oak, having a caddy topped hood with turned columns terminating with gilded wooden capitals beneath.
The mahogany crossbanded long trunk door with shaped top and the original escutcheon and steel lock. The box base surmounted on shaped bracket feet.

Dial

The square brass dial with engraved centre and silvered Roman chapter ring surrounded
by finely cast spandrels. signed to the centre Crawshaw Rotherham.
Subsidiary mouth type calendar zone to the lower dial centre.

Movement

The fine quality fully restored movement of 30 hour duration united by four
knopped pillars, with anchor escapement and striking the hours on a single bell.

Weights and pendulum


Original lead weight and brass faced bob pendulum.


Hands

Finely fretted blued steel hands.

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Movement 1

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Movement 2

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Movement 3

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Dial

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Weight & Pendulum

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