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A Very Rare George II Penny Moon Pull Quarter Repeat Bracket Clock By G Somersall C1750

A Very Rare George II Penny Moon Pull Quarter Repeat Bracket Clock By G Somersall C1750

A Very Rare George II Penny Moon Pull Quarter Repeat Bracket Clock By G Somersall C1750

£13450$18964 USD€15616 EUR
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Date of manufacture: 18th Century

Current Status: For Sale

A very Rare George II Penny Moon Pull Quarter Repeat Bracket Clock by G Somersall c1750, The bell top ebonised case with glazed sides and rear door has been carefully cleaned to remove years of dirt, dust and wax to reveal its original shellac finish.
The cast brass dial with the makers name engraved to the lower chapter ring also features an engraved date aperture, mock pendulum with engraved “face” to the bob and an incredibly rare penny moon aperture with age of moon and time of high tide sub dials within. As well as this there is a concealed strike/silent lever situated to the left hand cherub head spandrel.
The fine double fusee movement with six bell silent pull quarter repeat and pull repeat rack strike system. The verge ( crownwheel) escapement is original and allows the bob to swing in front of the exquisite engraved backplate the features four engraved faces including a grotesque with missing teeth! The fine cartouche with G Somersall London within.
G Somersall was for a family of fine clockmakers and operated Leadenhall Street, London c1750
This an incredibly rare penny moon bracket clock in a most original condition and demonstrates the sheer craftsmenship of these Georgian makers.
With over twenty five years experience in restoring and conserving clocks and working on some of the finest and complicated clocks for a select group of the best antique clock dealers in the country.
As well as this, Overton Clocks has now decided to offer our customers the opportunity to purchase fine antique clocks that have been personally selected for their unique or special features. Each clock has been expertly restored to the highest of standards by myself. Overton clocks ensures peace of mind in your investment, by personally offering three years warranty on all of our timepieces.
I am a master clockmaker, a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and a member of the British watch and clockmakers guild. Overton Clocks is a traditional clock shop based in the heart of Chesterfield on two floors hosting a showroom and in-house fully equipped workshop.
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Declaration

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

Dimensions

Height = 47cm

Width = 26cm

Depth = 16cm

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