Single Clock Collection Could Sell for £5,000 at Auction

A vast selection of 36 clocks collected by the same individual over a number of years could sell for £5,000 in the September Antiques, Silver & Collectables sale.

The clocks all come from the same property and are spread across Lot 744 – 776 in the sale. Moreover, four further clocks feature from the same collection as Lots 785, 786, 788 and 789.

Victorian black slate clocks and early 20th century mahogany clocks are some of the top lots. In addition, spread throughout the sale are wall clocks, hanging clocks, a Black-Forest style timepiece and French clocks.

The total high estimate of clocks is around £5,000 and many of them are in good conditions for their age.

Three Clock Highlights

mantel clock

Lot 775
A large Victorian black slate mantel clock.
Estimate: £200 – £300

A large Victorian black slate mantel clock, the case of architectural form, the pediment top with inset metal panel depicting a Classical battle scene, the black chapter ring dial with gilt Roman numerals and visible escapement, flanked by columns to the sides. Height 17.75″ (45 cm).

bronze clock

Lot 785
A 19th century gilt bronze mantel clock.
Estimate: £400 – £600

A 19th century gilt bronze mantel clock, the case of shell and scroll form, the circular white enamelled dial with blue Roman numerals, minute track and Arabic markers, flanked by figures of young children. Height 13″ (33 cm).

lantern clock

Lot 788
An antique lantern clock
Estimate: £300 – £500

An antique lantern clock, the frame with strapped bell and pierced lion and unicorn decorated frets on a turned column terminating with ball feet, the sides of the case with hinged opening doors, the 7″ (12.75 cm) silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, fleur-de-lys half hour marks and minute track detailed “John Crucefix, at Ye Blue Boar London Fecit – judge not another man’s servant”. With modern wooden hinged storage box and wooden wall bracket. Height 15.5″ (39.25 cm).

The Auction

We are delighted to enter all of the clocks into the same auction. Ranging from a verity of shapes, sizes, and ages, the timepieces can be viewed in our Birmingham office leading up to the sale.

The Antiques, Silver & Collectables sale is our most diverse auction, with a range of items coming up each sale that we have never seen before. Everything from glassware, to ceramics, porcelain, paintings, furniture and much more features in the auction.

The timed, online-only sale will close on Monday 27th September. We are offering free shipping, subject to terms, and bids can be placed throughout the duration the sale is online.

The clocks feature at the end of the 818-lot auction.


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