A late 19th century public display clock which would have graced the wall of a public space such as a bank, school, library or waiting area. The clock has a bold 13-inch diameter dial and a substantial mahogany case. A large antique wall clock such as this would look great in a large open living area like a barn conversion or industrial setting, or indeed any large kitchen or hall.
The eight-day chain fusee movement has rectangular brass plates, and the original pendulum. The movement is to be overhauled and guaranteed for 3 years.
The mahogany case has a swan neck pediment and a reed carved surround. Although one piece, it appears top sit on a pair of brackets;
The larger than average painted steel Roman dial is inscribed Munn & Son, Sheerness.
William Munn of Sheerness had a long history of clockmaking. The name first appears in the 1847 Bagshaw’s History, Gazetteer & Directory of Kent trade directory in the Watch & Clock Makers section at Sheerness.
Munn & Son of Sheerness filed for bankruptcy in January 1932.
- Height : 35 inches (89cms)
- Width: 21 inches (53 cms)
- Depth: 8.5 inches (21cms)
The price includes delivery within the mainland UK.
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