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Excellent condition for age, top leeds maker, dial immaculate movement working, One of the best

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23 Feb, 2014 18:55:16 GMT
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Item specifics

Seller notes: Excellent condition for age, top leeds maker, dial immaculate movement working, One of the best musical longcase i have seen

Antique. Pre-1900


burr walnut veneer solid oak carcuss


Longcase/ Grandfather Clock


beautiful walnut. 10 bell. 8 day. 3 weights




silvered and brass arched

Style/ Origin/ Theme:

musical 10 bell 8 day


Thomas Crofts Leeds

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The clock is a very nice and extremely rare C1750 grandfather 10 bell musical clock of 8 day duration with a superb and i mean superb burr walnut or mulberry case with the most beautiful colour and patina to it amazing quality and in great condition

Clock was made by Thomas Crofts of Leeds who is well recorded in brian loomes clock makers of the world as working mid 18th century in Leeds

The clock has superb proportions rarely seen and original of the highest quality imaginable
The movement, dial, case and seat board are all original to each other and not a marriage and is a rare opportunity to acquire a genuine antique musical longcase clock which will prove to be a superb investment and will only grow and grow in value, such a rare clock

CIRCA - 1750

The clock has a superb design case with a glazed hinged door to front of hood protecting the dial

The beautiful burr walnut case has a removable sliding hood to top which slides off to reveal access to the top quality 8 day 10 bell musical movement and brass dial both of which are in Great condition

Just take a look at the colour and patina of the case, it is like nothing i have seen before absolutely mond blowing and all original with a solid oak carcuss with the most beautiful original walnut or mulberry veneer that i have ever seen, the case is very heavy being constructed of solid oak

The Case has a full length trunk door which hinges open to reveal access to the 3 brass weights and brass pendulum, the trunk door has its original working lock and key

The Beautiful burr walnut case has a stunning colour and patination to it which looks awesome wherever it is displayed with fine exotic wood to the whole solid oak carcuss case

The case has the most stunning decoration to it and looks amazing wherever it is displayed

The case is in great condition for age with no damage and only minimal signs of age - great for age and all original

Fantastic Proportions Measuring 95.25 Inches high x 22.5 inches widest x 10.5 Inches Deepest

The main trunk measures 14.5 inches wide x 7.5 inches deep

The clock benefits from its original brass and silver arched dial with roman numerals and beautiful original English hand made hands

The dial features a silvered chapter ring with a superbly engraved centre and ormolu spandrels to corners and top arch with a boss in the arched with makers name engraved Thomas Crofts of London, and original ormolu spandrels to corners the dial again is of fine quality and in superb condition

The dial again is in totally faultless condition for age

Dial measures 19.25 inches high x 14 inches wide

The Clock benefits from its original high quality English 8 day three weight 10 bell musical chiming movement

The movement chimes every quarter of an hour on 10 bells which sound absolutely fantastic, it also strikes the number of hours on the hour on the larger bell, after the full chimes have finished playing, it plays a beautiful musical melody
The movement is in working order, keeping time with its original pendulum and its 3 brass weights

This is an amazing high end quality early musical longcase clock which will prove to be a super investment and i have to say one of the nicest looking ones i have seen

Obviously collection is preferred but we use a private courier company who will collect the clock from me and deliver to you with approx 2 week window from collecting from me, the price for this service is £110 to mainland U.K. 

International bidders please email me for accurate shipping quotes

Viewing or Collection of any of our Items is fully Recommended and very welcomed from our Premises

Here at Cotswold Clocks we pride ourselves with total customer satisfaction and therefore we offer a 14 day money back guarantee on all our items for your piece of mind, please see our return's policy by clicking tab on top of page


If you are not completely happy with the item when it arrives then we ask you please to get in touch with us to discuss any problems or queries you may have and we will do our utmost to help you out as best we can, you will find our contact details in the contact tab at the top of the page

If one the rare occasion you need to return your clock then all you need to do is pack it up safely and return it back to us in the same condition for a refund excluding return shipping costs

If on the rare occasion you do experience an issue or problem with your clock then we ask you to please contact us using the contact tab on any of the pages 

We will do our utmost to sort the problem out efficiently and amicably

After the 14 days we offer a 60 day warranty on our clock movements which means if after the 14 day period if a fault is found within the clock mechanism then you can return it to us for it to be repaired in our workshops at no cost to you only return postage, this is limited to 60 days from the date of sale

The warranty excludes mainsprings and mainspring damage caused by forcefully overwinding and also excludes any setting up or balancing issues (A Professional/experienced person is recommended when first setting the clock up)

We Accept All Of The Following Payments Methods

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We accept payments by paypal which is totally secure and is very convenient and you do not even need to sign up for an account, you can pay right away through PayPal with your credit/debit cards

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We accept secured online Credit/Debit card payments or card payments over the telephone, we accept all major Credit/Debit cards, please contact us if you would like to pay by Credit/Debit card, contact details can be found on the contact tab at the top of the page

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We accept Personal or Business Cheque's drawn on a U.K bank account in Pounds Sterling, Please make all Cheque's payable to Cotswold Clocks and send them to the address on the contact page

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We accept U.K bank transfer payments for customers who prefer this method, please contact us using the contact tab at the top of the page for full bank account details

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We accept International bank transfer payments for all our international customers who prefer this method, please contact us using the contact tab at the top of the page for full international bank account numbers and codes

Packaging Specialists

Here at Cotswold Clocks we have a specialist department dedicated to the professional packaging and shipping of items worldwide to ensure each and every item is packaged carefully to a professional standard and delivered to you in exactly the same condition as it is described

We use market leading machinery and materials and have invested a lot of money and time into this to, We have the latest Instapak foam in a bag packaging machine which mixes 2 substances into a bag and creates an expanding foam cushion which mold's around the object and takes the shape of the item which protects very fragile parts and has a huge success rate with us, the items are packaged into custom designed and made strong corrugated cardboard cartons

Please see the video below which explains how the machine and materials are used so you can see it in action for yourself to give you extra piece of mind and confidence when purchasing your item from us

Domestic & International Shipping

We use a few of the world's leading courier company's to ensure that items are delivered on an express service and that parcels are treated with care

All our shipping costs include packaging materials & courier costs and is the actual costs, we do not charge for Labour and we do not make any money from shipping, all items are sent on express services 

These company's will provide a full online tracking number so you can keep an eye on the parcel and it will be insured for loss or damage as soon as it leaves me right to your door and if you click on the courier logos below this will give you link to the tracking page of the couriers where you enter your tracking number in when you receive it and can track the progress of your parcel

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U.S.A & Canada      

   Rest of the World      

Items under 2 kilos

Larger items such as Longcase Clocks and freight items will be dealt with by our specialist freight handling company, these will offer various options regarding deliveries, methods and time scales and will arrange shipping from me to you

Countries outside the e.u may have custom delays and customs charges import duties etc all of which i cannot control (please contact your local customs office to find out if fees apply to you) However, i will send all relevant customs forms and certificates with the parcels to keep any delays to a minimum

Please click on the icon below to see our recent feedback for extra confidence when purchasing from Cotswold Clocks, you can be sure of a straight forward piece of mind transaction

Unit 4e Inchbrook Trading Estate

Tel: (01453) 835583

Int Tel: 00 (+) 44 1453 835583 (from outside U.K)

E-mail: tictocs4you@yahoo.co.uk

Opening Hours: 9 a.m - 4.30 p.m

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