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A Fine Rare James Condliff Twin Train Turret Clock

Genuine James Condliff Twin Train Turret Clock
Rare Antique James Condliff Turret Movement
Antique Turret Movement By James Condliff
Genuine James Condiff Turret Clock
Showing James Condliff Makers Name
James Condliff Antique Turret Clock
James Condliff Antique Movement
Antique James Condliff Turret Clock and Pendulum
Genuine James Condliff Reclaimed Movement
Original James Condliff Turret Clock Movement
Genuine James Condliff Twin Train Turret Clock
Original Movement Made By James Condliff
James Condliff Original Pendulum
Original Turret Clock Made By James Condliff
Llanbedr Hall

A Fine Rare James Condliff Twin Train Turret Clock


from £3,188

Ref: 9424

  • A Fine Rare James Condliff Twin Train Turret Clock & 11ft 6" Pendulum
  • This impressive turret clock movement may well have originated from Llanbedr Hall, Llanbedr-Dyffryn-Clwyd, near Ruthin, Denbighshire.
  • Signed and dated on an engraved plaque to the front 'James Condliff MAKER 1827 Liverpool.
  • James Condliff (C. 1790 - 1861) of Liverpool was a highly individual maker, constantly updating his case, dial and movement designs.
  • The latest research his turret clocks can be divided into two types.
  • 1. The William Leigh of Newton-Le-Willos style thought to have been made from 1819 to around 1854. Typical characteristics are: a straight vertical side frames or flat section and wedged rather than bolted frame.
  • 2. The 'Flared' style as this turret clock. Typical characteristics are pillar frame spacers, the left and right side of the frame slope inwards.
  • The chair type frame with flared plates united by very substantial baluster pillars secured by large square nuts at both ends, the upper six pillars measuring 7 ½" in length, the lower three 16 ¾" in length.
  • The weight driven movement with 15 ½" diameter great wheel; the going train terminating in a 7" 'scape wheel with deadbeat teeth projecting ¾" from the periphery of the wheel at 90 degrees, and set with detachable steel pallets pivotted on a pierced arched upper section to a crutch with adjustable lateral pin below'.
  • The great wheel driving a jackshaft faced with a brass time-setting dial marked in minutes rotating once an hour and driving the lead - off shafts for the motion work (now lacking) and furthermore releasing the three-wheel striking train governed by a six-spoke countwheel and a large four-bladed fly with adjustable vaness and over-run ratchet system.
  • Together with the original seasoned and painted pendulum.
  • This measures: 39 ½" Long x 28" Tall x 24" Deep.
  • The pendulum measures: 11ft 6".

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