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    long case clock maker

    Here's the clock I have and it's by William Womersley. Mine is also a former 30 day with an 1880 Seth Thomas 8 day movement. The case is also modified like yours.
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    FOUND THIS BRASS DIAL LONG CASE CLOCK YESTERDAY WITH MOST ORNATE CASE I'VE SEEN

    Thanks Richard.Here's some pictures the back of the dial.
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    FOUND THIS BRASS DIAL LONG CASE CLOCK YESTERDAY WITH MOST ORNATE CASE I'VE SEEN

    Thanks Jeremy. You're right! The dial is notched. Can you tell me why they replaced movements back then? Like I said I think the movement is 1880's which is the same time they would have added the carvings to the case. I wonder if the movement wore out or whether it was part of an overall...
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    FOUND THIS BRASS DIAL LONG CASE CLOCK YESTERDAY WITH MOST ORNATE CASE I'VE SEEN

    Thank you. So you feel it's an English case? As I did my research today I was turning away from my thought that it was German and also thinking it's English.
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    FOUND THIS BRASS DIAL LONG CASE CLOCK YESTERDAY WITH MOST ORNATE CASE I'VE SEEN

    Yes. I'm just hoping that there's a chance the dial and case started out life together. If that's true I'd feel a lot better about the later movement. Thanks for replying.
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    FOUND THIS BRASS DIAL LONG CASE CLOCK YESTERDAY WITH MOST ORNATE CASE I'VE SEEN

    I agree. It's a beautiful clock but I was obviously very disappointed after driving 4 hours to pick it up. I didn't pay much, the owner was very nice but didn't know anything about clocks. Thank you
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    FOUND THIS BRASS DIAL LONG CASE CLOCK YESTERDAY WITH MOST ORNATE CASE I'VE SEEN

    Hi everyone. Just looking for some insight into this clocks possible history. I believe It's an 18th century English dial by William Womersley. The case looks German to me and sadly when I got there I discovered the movement is a later Seth Thomas 1880's?. In those days did Germany import...
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    PLEASE HELP I JUST PICKED UP THIS SINGLE HAND LONG CASE CLOCK THAT LOOKS JUST LIKE MY OTHER ONE, WHY?

    The clock is working fine without this piece so maybe it affects the bell?
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    PLEASE HELP I JUST PICKED UP THIS SINGLE HAND LONG CASE CLOCK THAT LOOKS JUST LIKE MY OTHER ONE, WHY?

    I'll research what "at the dial" means tonight. thanks! Wow single handed painted dial clocks I had no idea. Ok now you guys are going to realize how little I know after this question? This was rattling around in the movement. The hammer for striking the bell was stuck but freed up after this...
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    PLEASE HELP I JUST PICKED UP THIS SINGLE HAND LONG CASE CLOCK THAT LOOKS JUST LIKE MY OTHER ONE, WHY?

    I will look for those construction similarities, thank you! The clock on the left is signed Benjamin Bullock Ayford. There is a previous thread regarding that one. Thank you for the info. on the Stone family. I would think if he was born in 1740 that the clock is around 1765. I used to think...
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    PLEASE HELP I JUST PICKED UP THIS SINGLE HAND LONG CASE CLOCK THAT LOOKS JUST LIKE MY OTHER ONE, WHY?

    I'm not sure I just got it home so tonight I'll start to study it.

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