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Thwaites & Reed - London


Sold: 10th December 2010

An excellent mahogany bracket clock of small proportions by this well known partnership.

The 8 day duration five pillar two train fusee movement with anchor escapement and striking and repeating the hour on a bell. The backplate with engraved border, the makers name and incorporating a pendulum fixing point. The painted arch dial with makers name, Roman hours, blued steel hands and with strike/silent facility to the arch. The small mahogany arch top case of excellent colour with brass mouldings throughout, brass carrying handles to the side, brass fish scale sound frets and standing on four brass ball feet.

Price: £6,850 / Height: / C.1825

Note: Thwaites & Reed were formed in 1816 when John Thwaites and George Jeremiah Reed went into partnership. The original Thwaites clockmaking family originated in the early part of the 17th century. Although the owners have changed over the years, Thwaites & Reed are still in business today.

Price: £6,850 / Height: 15½" / C.1825