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An unusual George III mahogany striking table clock with alarm, late 18th Century and later
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An unusual George III mahogany striking table clock with alarm, late 18th Century and later

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An unusual George III mahogany striking table clock with alarm, late 18th Century and later
The bell top case with small brass handles, fluted pilasters to all angles, arched glazed side panels, on stepped and moulded plinth with bracket feet, the cut-away brass dial with Indian mask spandrels to Roman and Arabic chapter ring, mated centre with scroll engraving and with alarm-setting disc, original steel minute hand, later hour hand, silvered discs above for Alarum/Strike, signature J. Preston/PRESCOT and Strike/Silent, the eight day twin wire fusee movement with anchor escapement and strike on vertical bell, the back plate engraved with a Chronos figure and secured to the base board with replaced brass brackets, adaptations to dial, lacking repeat and alarm work -- 22¾ in. (58 cm.) high, over handle; pendulum, key
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