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lantern clock made during the Civil War period by Richard Beck, Londonlantern clock made during the Civil War period by Richard Beck, Londonlantern clock made during the Civil War period by Richard Beck, Londonlantern clock made during the Civil War period by Richard Beck, London

A fine lantern clock made during the Civil War period by 'Richard Beck at ye French Church'. He trained at the celebrated Mermaid in Lothbury, London, under the lantern clock making brothers, John and William Selwood, then under Thomas Loomes. He then worked on his own opposite the French Church in Threadneedle Street from 1653 till his untimely death in 1659 aged only 27. His working life was therefore limited to only six years. Only five clocks are so far recorded by him, this one made originally with balance wheel escapement converted later to anchor. Uncleaned externally in many years but in maintained mechanically. Offered untouched. Lacks weight and pendulum. SOLD.
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