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Some further information gleaned - 'The Weatherfield Collection, F.J. Britten, pages 64-65, fig. 75. Footnote: Long case clocks signed by Thomas Bridge Londini Fecit, were in fact made in Bolton Lancashire by the son of the Wigan clockmaker Thomas Bridge. Thomas Bridge Junior worked in London until about 1700, producing high quality eight day clocks. He continued to sign his clocks Londini, but it is clear from certain features that they were made in the Northwest. He eventually moved to Bolton and worked there until his death in 1717.' I'll ensure this information remains attached when I get around to posting this clock in acquisitions. I wonder if the organisation keeps a central database of clock data ?
P.Hageman, Do you have a date on your Joseph Cooper? I'm still working to date mine. Closest so far seems to be Samuel Smith from Newcastle-under-Lyme roughly 1759-1774. The half-hour markers are very similar to your Joseph Cooper.
Todd, as far as I know, Joseph Cooper from Malpas was quite an early maker. He was working 1720's and 1730's as far as I could find.P.Hageman, Do you have a date on your Joseph Cooper? I'm still working to date mine. Closest so far seems to be Samuel Smith from Newcastle-under-Lyme roughly 1759-1774. The half-hour markers are very similar to your Joseph Cooper.
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Those are very unusual, I don't think I've seen that done before.View attachment 642122 View attachment 642126
Variation on a theme.... This dial has no half-hour markers, but the 5-minute markers have these little flourishes on just some of them. I thought them very interesting. View attachment 642123 View attachment 642124 View attachment 642125 View attachment 642127 View attachment 642128