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Interesting and rare 'coffin' clock of about 1700 being an unsigned thirty-hour single-handed clockInteresting and rare 'coffin' clock of about 1700 being an unsigned thirty-hour single-handed clock

An exceptionally interesting and rare 'coffin' clock of about 1700 being an unsigned thirty-hour single-handed clock. The case is typical of the very first years of longcase clock making, barely moved on in style from a lantern clock case. Very few coffin cases survive. An even rarer feature of this case is that it has its original carving, of which only a handful are known. Nailed inside is a 19c owner's label from Sale, Cheshire. A very rare Civil War period lantern clock made in the early 1660s by Lawrence Sindry of London, former apprentice to Henry Ireland, being the only clock of any kind yet recorded by this maker. It was built with balance wheel control modified later, as almost all were,  to long pendulum.  Pictured unrestored. SOLD.
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