Listed on this page are two large, wonderfully historic and very original clocks from my private collection. I can offer either clock as a Swap. Both clocks have a fabulous known provenance and are highly interesting. Please click on the links below to view the clocks listed and see my Wanted page for the type of clocks that I am looking to swap with. Please Contact Me for further information.
The very rare Christ's Hospital dining hall clock shown here has survived in a fabulous original condition throughout and is an historically important clock for the prestigious and World-Famous School. Having been made solely for the purpose of serving the Hertford Christ's Hospital school and its pupils from 1879 – the giant mid-Victorian clock has a wonderfully illustrated provenance, it's history which connects its maker to Big Ben and its benefactor to P &O Ferries, Sir Barnes Wallis, and the Bouncing Bomb of World War II - is a most fascinating story - which is....................... Please click here to view!
This rare Victorian turret clock offered as a swap was made in 1895 by W. H. Bailey of Salford, Manchester - for Newfield Hall, a country house situated in Airton, North Yorkshire, the one time home of the High Sheriff of Yorkshire, Mr John William Morkill. The clock was originally installed by Bailey in the Halls turret building located in the stables court yard until it was removed almost 100 years later. Today, this interesting stables clock survives in a very complete and original condition throughout. The clock, it’s fascinating story and wonderfully historical provenance is fully revealed and....................... Please click here to view!