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Lot 515
A oak longcase clock, Aaron Brown, Earith, circa 1760,

£ 1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,300 - 2,000

Clocks & Barometers

14 Nov 2003, 11:00 GMT

Chester

A oak longcase clock, Aaron Brown, Earith, circa 1760,
12-inch square brass dial signed Aaron Brown Earith on applied silvered plaque, with subsidiary seconds and inset date aperture; rack and bell striking eight-day five-pillar movement, in associated plain flat topped case with lozenge carved frieze, 6ft. 9in. 2.06m. high.

Footnotes

  • Aaron Brown was working in Earith, Huntingdonshire during the second half of the 18th century. It is recorded that he took on an apprentice in 1752 called John Dison for a term of seven years at a premium of £21.
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