Impressive rare English brass weight driven skeleton clock Case has an amazing French style design to it Has all its original ormolu finish which is in excellent condition Sits on its original marble base and has its glass case covering Clock is in excellent condition for age Original silvered chapter ring dial Roman numerals & original hands Dial is in excellent original condition Silvered engraved thermometer dial Original English weight driven movement with pull cord winder Single weight driven with counter weight balance Original anchor escapement, comes with original pendulum Movement is in full working order keeping good time as you can see in the video Whitlock, English Made Vintage - late 20th century Measures 22.75 inches high x 13.5 inches wide x 6.25 inches deep. Rare Vintage English Weight Driven Skeleton Clock With Thermometer & Glass Case.PLEASE NOTE: I have just received some excellent quality bracket clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality bracket clocks please keep your eyes open over the next few months. Absolutely outstanding high quality English weight driven brass skeleton table clock with superb impressive proportions. The case has the most stunning finish to it which looks fantastic on display.
The clock sits on a solid green marble base with 2 solid brass pillars holding up the main movement of the clock, inbetween the pillars you have the thermometer with superb engraved silvered dial. On top their is a solid bronze ormolu eagle figure sat on a silvered orb ball, the eagle has fantastic detail and is in excellent condition.
The glass case is in excellent condition with no damage and sits perfectly over the marble base. Clock has impressive proportions and is in excellent original condition for age and looks absolutely stunning wherever displayed. Original engraved silvered chapter ring dial. Roman numerals & original moon breguet style hands. The dial is open faced and is in excellent original condition.Under the main dial you have the silvered engraved thermometer dial which is also in excellent condition. Original English weight driven timepiece movement. The movement is driven by a single weight on the right side of it with a lighter counter weight on the other side. Original anchor escapement with fine balance adjuster on the bottom of the crutch.
The movement is wound by a pull cord where the knob is situated on the front of the base, you pull this which lifts the weight back to the top so no need to keep lifting the glass casing on and off for winding. The clock will run for 2 days when weight is wound to top and very easy to wind by just pulling the chord. Comes with its original fusee style pendulum. Movement is in full working order keeping time as can be seen in the video above. Vintage - mid 20th Century.The clock measures 22.75 inches high x 13.5 inches wide x 6.25 inches deep. This is a perfect investment clock and a absolutely outstanding display piece and the quality is second to none. It is a very very rare piece which has been very very well made and is an absolute pleasure to watch on display.
Looks absolutely fantastic wherever it is displayed and a true talking point of any room. Exceptional clock which is extremely rare and will only grow significantly in value and you will be hard pressed to find anything like it.
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The item "Rare Vintage English Weight Driven Skeleton Clock With Thermometer & Glass Case" is in sale since Thursday, October 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Decorative Collectables\Clocks\Desk, Mantel & Shelf Clocks". The seller is "classictime2015" and is located in Stonehouse. This item can be shipped worldwide.