A Garrard Silver Jubilee bracket clock, 1977
Lot 401
A Garrard Silver Jubilee limited edition mahogany musical bracket clock, 1977 F W Elliott Ltd 1923 - 1998
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Garrard Silver Jubilee limited edition mahogany musical bracket clock, 1977
F W Elliott Ltd 1923 - 1998
Having a 6" silver break arch dial with Roman hours, Arabic minutes and trefoil hands, the center engraved with a rose and assay stamped 'G & Co Ltd, London 1997', the British Royal cypher above engraved '1952-1977 Silver Jubilee', the triple fusee movement with platform escapement, ringing three airs (Westminster, Whittington and Winchester) on seven bells, signed backplate numbered 142 of 350;the case with silver gilt carrying handle surmount above a shaped pediment, brass corners to door and silk backed pierced fretwork sound panels on the sides, raised on a plinth supported on brass ogee bracket feet.

Footnotes

  • The original Elliott company was formed by J.J. Elliott in 1886. In 1909 the company merged with Grimshaw & Baxter. F.W. Elliott left Grimshaw & Baxter in 1921 forming his own company FW Elliott Ltd, having taken over the domestic clock manufacturing part of Gillett & Johnson. F.W. Elliott ceased trading in 1998.
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Saleroom notices

  • Please note this clock is hallmarked for 1977, not 1997 as stated.
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