Oak Longcase clock by Thomas Aldridge Deal 1784 (30 Hour) 

 
 
An Early 30-hour Longcase clock by Thomas Aldridge of Deal, the clock probably dates from around 1760 as this maker was made a freeman of Deal in 1763. The clock has a 10” brass face with roman numerals also showing a secondary second dial and is inscribed Thos Aldridge Deal. 
 
The clock is fitted with a 30-hour rope driven birdcage movement, striking the hour on a large bell. The movement has been cleaned and serviced and is in good working order, powered by a lead weight and pendulum typical of the period. 
 
The case is of oak, quite plain in appearance with a flat top again typical of the period. 
 
 
Height 97cm 
Depth 25cm 
Width 46cm 
 
£925 
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