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winged lantern clock made in the 1680s by Joseph Windmills of London Lantern clock with original verge escapement by John London of Bristol c.1680 Lantern clock of about 1710 by Nathaniel Seddon of St. James's, London Tiny lantern clock made in the 1690s by John Walthall of Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Very fine winged lantern clock with original centre verge escapement, made in the 1680s by the famous Joseph Windmills of London, pictured before restoration. SOLD.
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Lantern clock with original verge escapement by John London of Bristol c.1680, pictured before restoration, but in running order. SOLD
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Lantern clock of about 1710 by Nathaniel Seddon of St. James's, London, striking with alarmwork, original verge escapement, pictured before restoration. SOLD
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Tiny lantern clock only about 9 inches high and 3 1/2 inches wide made in the 1690s by John Walthall of Hatfield, Hertfordshire, converted later to single-fusee spring-driven movement with passing strike, pictured before restoration. SOLD.
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lantern clock made in the 1650s by Thomas Knifton of London Unique early lantern clock made in the 1630s probably in London rare lantern clock by the celebrated Peter Stretch, made in Leek in the late 1690s rare lantern clock by Ahasuerus Fromanteel of London

Outstanding lantern clock made in the 1650s by the celebrated Thomas Knifton of London (working from 1640 - died 1667), re-instated balance wheel regulation, pictured before restoration. This clock is engraved with the names of the first owners, George and Elizabeth Watte, a feature which is exceptionally rare in a lantern clock. It was probably presented as a wedding gift. SOLD.
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Unique early lantern clock made in the 1630s probably in London showing thirds of an hour, with re-instated balance wheel and alarmwork, pictured before restoration - see article. SOLD
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Very rare lantern clock by the celebrated Peter Stretch, made in Leek, Staffordshire, England, in the late 1690s, before he emigrated to America in 1702 to become the most famous clockmaker in Philadelphia. Original anchor escapement. One of only two so far known. No example of a lantern clock is known made by him in America. SOLD
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An exceptionally rare lantern clock by Ahasuerus Fromanteel of London, perhaps the most famous clockmaker of all time, who introduced the pendulum into England in 1658. This clock made originally (pre-1658) with a balance wheel escapement and converted shortly after to a verge pendulum in front of the dial, which was the system used in mainland Europe. SOLD.
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