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A mahogany chiming longcase clock, Richard Finch & George Sims, London, third quarter 18th century, movement and case associated
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A mahogany chiming longcase clock, Richard Finch & George Sims, London, third quarter 18th century, movement and case associated
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A mahogany chiming longcase clock, Richard Finch & George Sims, London, third quarter 18th century, movement and case associated
12-inch dial with mask and leaf spandrels and seconds dial, the arch with a plaque signed Rd.Finch & Geo.Sims, London flanked by  calendar and strike/silent dials,  three train movement with five knopped pillars chiming on eight bells with a further hour bell, the well figured case of rich colour  with three ball finials above a broken-arch moulded cornice, similarly arched trunk door and panelled plinth, canted corners to the hood and the trunk
234cm. 7ft 8in. high overall
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Catalogue Note

Richard Finch and George Sims were apprenticed to Edward Jagger in 1725 and 1723 respectively. Finch is recorded as having been working in Lombard Street in 1744. 

Clocks, Watches, Barometers, Mechanical Music & Scientific Instruments

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London