Lot 1713 (The Clocks, Cameras, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction, 26th February 2021)
Sold for £300
Likely just the face and chapter ring are 17th century. Unable to wind movement to check, though mechanism appears fine.
case shows signs of wear throughout commensurate with use and age, including tarnish and light surface wear, most noticeable to base.
Additinal images now available.
17TH CENTURY AND LATER LANTERN CLOCK BY CHARLES GRETTON,
of Fleet Street, with one train fusee movement, the chapter ring with Roman numerals, of typical form 24cm high
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