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Tiny hooded wall clock made about 1770 by William Guy of Rye in Sussex Hooded wall clock of very small size believed made in 1911 by Frederick Henry Pratt of Derby in late seventeenth century style A 'sleepy' centre-pendulum clock with wings, made about 1680-90 by John May

A charming tiny hooded wall clock, a single-handed timepiece with alarmwork, in its original oak case, made about 1770 by William Guy of Rye in Sussex. The movement is of the posted type. He is thought to have been born about 1720 and to have been a member of the Baptist church. A watch by him is hallmarked 1774. In 1776 he took Thomas Venall as apprentice. The dial is only 5 ¼ inches by 7 ½ inches, case 19 inches by 9 ½ inches.
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A handsome and beautifully crafted hooded wall clock of very small size – dial only five inches square, overall size 9 inches by 20 inches – believed made in 1911 (dated behind the dial) by Frederick Henry Pratt of Derby in the style of the late seventeenth century. He was born about 1887 and is known to have made just a handful of wall clocks in the early years of last century. He died in 1961 at Shardlow, not far from Derby. This pull-wind weight-driven clock runs for eight days. The case is made of burr oak and has a wonderful colour and patina. It is in working order though not recently restored and is pictured in unrestored condition. SOLD.
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A 'sleepy' centre-pendulum clock with wings, made about 1680-90 by John May, a Dutchman, who lived with his wife and children in the parish of St. Helen's, Bishopsgate, in London from at least 1676. He did not join the Clockmakers' Company till 1693 and was a member till at least 1702. He is believed to have lived on till 1738. The clock does not appear to have been cleaned for over a century. The clock originally had alarmwork, removed later. Pictured here before and after cleaning.
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Civil War period lantern  clock, unsigned, made in the Lothbury district of London about 1645-50 London lantern clock of about 1670 signed by Thomas Parker English Civil War period lantern clock (about 1650) 'modernised' about 1680 by Giles Lumbard of Ilminster

A handsome Civil War period lantern clock, unsigned, made in the Lothbury district of London during the time of Oliver Cromwell, about 1645-50 with balance wheel control, modified later to anchor escapement to improve the timekeeping. A very handsome clock retaining the original alarm disc, the pillars never disconnected since new and probably not cleaned in over a century. Now restored.
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A handsome London lantern clock of about 1670 signed by ‘Thomas Parker in St. Anns lane neere Alders gate fecit’.  He was trained under William Almond from 1658 till 1669, after which he is believed to have worked mostly for Almond till last heard of in 1684.  Originally the clock had balancewheel control but the movement was replaced perhaps a century ago by a chain-drive, spring-driven German movement of high quality chiming the quarters on two bells.  Cleaned and serviced. SOLD.
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A handsome English Civil War period lantern clock (about 1650) ‘modernised’ about thirty years later by Giles Lumbard of Ilminster in Somerset, a maker previously unrecorded, who replaced the dial with his own and probably converted the escapement to long pendulum at the same time. He was working from 1665 and is believed to have died in 1707. Now cleaned and serviced. See article.
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