Rare English 8 Day Geoffrey Bell Mystery Heavenly Pillar Clock In Glass Dome. Simple tower pillar clock sitting under original glass dome Original glass dome to protect the clock from dust Case is in excellent original condition with a stunning finish Brass and rosewood case is in excellent condition Silvered rotating timepiece dial Arabic numerals and single fixed hand to front Dial is in excellent original condition and looks fantastic English 8 day timepiece movement with platform escapement Platform escapement is in full working order Movement is in full working order keeping excellent time Geoffrey Bell of Winchester C1975 The clock has beautiful proportions and measures 16 inches high x 8.5 inches wide x 8.5 inches deep. 1 - We offer the very best customer service before, during and after the sale. 2 - Fully trained and hugely experienced horologists.4 - All our original antique clocks are of high quality and carefully sourced. 5 - Every clock we sell are tested for a minimum of 1 week before being offered for sale. 6 - We have earned a consistently excellent track record of sales with 100% Feedback. 7 - All our items are professionally packed and dispatched promptly. 8 - All clocks are sent with world leading couriers on a priority service with full online tracking. I have just received some excellent quality contemporary skeleton clocks from a large collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks.
Some excellent quality clocks mostly in display cases & domes please keep your eyes open over the next few months. Rare limited edition "Heavenly Pillar Clock" by Geoffrey Bell. The main clock has a brass and rosewood case in the shape of a tower clock with all the brass having its original finish which displays beautifully.
The centre pillar has a corinthian column design with the rotating sphere dial above. The whole sphere dial rotates around in accordance with the movement and tells accurate time. The main clock sits on a solid mahogany base which has a lip which the original glass dome fits over to protect the clock from dust. The glass dome is in excellent condition.This clock was made by the well known master clock maker Geoffrey Bell in Circa 1975 with a limited edition of 100 with this one being number 38. The quality is the best i have seen and is second to none. Silvered rotating sphere globe dial which fully rotates around. Arabic numerals on the dial with the single hand fixed to the front. Dial is in excellent original condition and looks fantastic. English 8 day mystery clock movement with platform escapement. The movement is linked to the dial by an internal spindle which runs up the centre of the pillar which rotates the sphere dial to top given it a mystery clock design. The movement is driven a spring and has its original platform escapement. Movement is in full working order keeping excellent time as you can see in the video above. The clock itself measures 13.5 inches high x 5 inches wide x 5 inches deep.
The clock under the dome measures 16 inches high x 8.5 inches wide x 8.5 inches deep. This is a perfect investment clock and a beautiful display piece. Looks absolutely fantastic wherever it is displayed and a true talking point of any room.
Exceptional clock which will only grow in value and one of the best ones i have ever had the pleasure to offer for sale and you wont find one quite like this for a while. ALL antique clocks after transport no matter how well they have been looked after or serviced may require setting up, adjustments and setting into beat when you receive them and i always recommend a professional or an experienced clock person to do this correctly for you. Most clocks will be ok and will not need any additional adjustments but please bear in mind this may not be the case.
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