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French style bracket clock in walnut, late 19th century, German movement by Lenzkirk lantern clock made in the 1680s by William Reeve of Spalding, Lincolnshire lantern clock by Benjamin Wolverston of London, dating from the 1650s-60s lantern clock by Robert Richards of London, made in the late 1690s

French style bracket clock in walnut, late 19th century, German movement by Lenzkirk. SOLD.

A unique lantern clock with original verge escapement made in the 1680s by William Reeve of Spalding, Lincolnshire, a maker previously unrecorded and the only clock known by him, also signed behind the chapter ring by Joseph Windmills of London (who perhaps did the engraving), this being the oldest known domestic clock from the county of Lincolnshire. Unrestored but in working order. See article. SOLD.
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A fine lantern clock, the only one so far documented by Benjamin Wolverston of London, dating from the 1650s-60s, originally balance wheel and converted anciently to anchor escapement. The maker was working from 1656 and in not recorded after 1668. Superb engraving. SOLD.
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This lantern clock by Robert Richards of London was made in the late 1690s, has its original verge pendulum, and is the only lantern clock so far recorded by this maker. Formerly with alarmwork. He was born about 1675, was apprenticed in 1691 through the Clockmakers' Company of London to William Speakman till 1698, but cut short his apprenticeship to get married at St. Martins in the Fields in 1695 to Ellen Hemmings, by whom he had several children between 1696 and 1718. Pictured after restoration. SOLD.
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rare lantern clock of the 1680 by Robert Williamson of London Very rare lantern clock made about 1665, by Thomas Crawley of London Hooded clock made about 1765 by Richard Stephens, Bridgenorth, Shropshire lantern clock made in the 1680s by Henry Chaple of Bridgewater, Somerset

A rare lantern clock of the 1680s, the only one so far recorded by Robert Williamson of London, originally with centre verge pendulum, converted later to anchor escapement, at present unrestored but in working order - see article. SOLD.
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A very rare lantern clock made about 1665, the only one so far recorded by Thomas Crawley of London, who died in 1680. The maker worked initially for Davis Mell, who died in 1662 and was bandmaster in turn to King Charles I, then Oliver Cromwell and later to King Charles II. Originally built with short verge pendulum, converted later to anchor and long pendulum, and having a unique detachable striking link to allow night silencing. Pictured after cleaning. See article. SOLD.
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A handsome hooded clock made about 1765 by Richard Stephens, a well-known clockmaker who worked at Bridgenorth, Shropshire, from 1733 till his death in 1780. See article. SOLD.
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A fine lantern clock made in the 1680s by Henry Chaple of Bridgewater in Somerset (working 1670s-1690s), with original centre verge pendulum. Original brass hand. SOLD.
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