A walnut cased bracket clock,
19th century, by Reid & Auld, the five-pillar movement with twin-chain fusee, strike/silent lever, striking the hours on a bell, the silvered dial and backplate inscribed 'Reid & Auld Edinburgh 1305', the dial also inscribed 'Wilson & Co. Mooltan' at the bottom, the case with scrollwork top, glazed side panels and oval pendulum viewing window, on a plinth base,
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Sold for £950
Clock has been altered at some stage. There are several features that appear to have been changed - the brackets securing the movement have been blocked up and there is an odd hole in one of the brass pieces. Some screws with burred slots, various vacant and filled holes in back plate, current pendulum functions but doesn't fit into travelling bracket. Dial needs cleaning, top of case has repairs to mouldings, front door with loose top hinge and three small filled in hinge end, hinges reset, name at bottom of dial partially obscured by wood surround. Inside woodwork of case appears crude.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Tue, 14th Sep 2021
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