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Cromwellian period lantern clock by Samuell DavisCromwellian period lantern clock by Samuell Davis

Cromwellian period lantern clock by Samuell DavisCromwellian period lantern clock by Samuell Davis

A fine Cromwellian period lantern clock by ‘Samuell Davis at London in Lothbury Fecit’, as he signed his clocks. It was made in the 1650s with balance wheel control, converted later to anchor escapement and long pendulum.  He was born about 1626 and trained under William Selwood from 1641 till 1648.  He worked at the sign of the Golden Ball in Lothbury till the premises were destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666.  He then moved to the east to work in St. Katherine Creechurch parish, and he died about 1684. This is one of only three lantern clocks so far documented by him.  One of the weights is a Civil War cannonball!  Cleaned and serviced. SOLD.
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