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Flame Mahogany 8 Day Floorstanding Regulator Clock c.1860, Observatory Dial Layout.

  • Dial Signature: Manning & Sons Penarth - Jewellers Shop South Wales
  • Date: 1860
  • Height: 6ft 6"  
  • Width: 22” Base Plinth / 17" Upper Section
  • Depth: 10” Base Plinth
  • Price: Sold
 

Case

The high quality and substantial case veneered in beautifully figured flame mahogany.
The arched top jewellers shop style case with glazed and moulded trunk door, having fine quality carved work beneath the dial. The richly figured box base with recessed moulded panel, canted corners, mounted on a plinth skirt and pad feet,

Dial

The circular engraved silvered brass dial with outer minute track and subsidiary dials for the hours and seconds (Observatory dial layout) surrounded by a cast brass sighting ring.
Signed to the dial centre for the jewellers shop Manning & Sons Penarth, most probably of London manufacture based on the overall quality.

Movement

The substantial fully restored movement of eight day duration, with thick shaped plates united by four large turned pillars. Fine 6 spoke wheelwork and high count pinions throughout, Harrison’s maintaining power, jewelled deadbeat escapement, with beat setting adjustment to the backboard pendulum mount.

Weight

Polished brass cylindrical weight with ornate fretted and spoked pulley.

Pendulum

Polished brass and steel frame pendulm with mercury filled glass jar compensation. Finely turned and knurled decorative brass nuts with engraved and calibrated rating nut with blued steel pointers, silvered and engraved beat scale.

Hands

Blued steel hands.

Overall a very fine and original clock of excellent colour and pantination.
All of our clocks are mechanically guaranteed in writing for two years and are genuine examples restored to the highest standard by our FBHI and Clockmakers Company awarded horologist.
Delivery and set up is included in the price for all UK mainland deliveries. All clocks are carefully delivered and fully commissioned by ourselves.
For overseas customers a fully insured shipment can be organised direct to your door for most locations in the world, please contact us for a shipping price.


 

 


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