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A fine quality eight day domestic regulator longcase clock by James Macfarlane of Edinburgh c.1865

  • Date: 1865
  • Height: 197cm
  • Width: 46cm
  • Depth: 22cm
  • Price: 5,950

 

Case

A fine quality flame mahogany 8 day domestic regulator longcase clock by James Macfarlane of Edinburgh, circa 1865.

The beautifully proportioned mahogany veneered case of typical Edinburgh architectural top design. The beveled edged glass trunk door with the original mirrored back to the interior highlighting the weights and pendulum. The figured box base with a skirted plinth. The architectural hood with locking glazed door.

The original brass locks and brass hinges to the trunk and hood doors.

A very fine clock case of small size with excellent colour and patination.

Dial

The circular silvered brass dial finely engraved with bold Roman numerals and an outer minute circle.

Subsidiary seconds zone to the dial centre, signed James Macfarlane Edinburgh and dated 1865

Movement

The high quality movement is of eight day duration, the plates united by four knopped pillars, deadbeat escapement, Harrison's maintaining power and striking the hours on a single bell.
Shaped bell hammer, high count pinions and finely spoked wheel work.

The movement is fully restored by our horologist who works exclusively for us.
Our horologist is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI), having 35 years of full time professional engagement in the repair & restoration of clocks, watches, music boxes & barometers. He was the recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Bronze Medal.

Weights and pendulum


Fine quality polished brass cased weights, cylindrical polished brass pendulum with ebonised wooden rod, decorative spoked pulleys.

Hands


Blued steel hands of elegant design.


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