I have a mid 19th century mahogany cased 8 day, painted dial longcase clock with moon phase with Whittaker of Rawtenstall on the face. circa 1850
I have still got the 2 weights, the pendulum, the key to wind it up and the key to lock the door.
itís not been going since my father died around 20 years ago.
I would appreciate some advice, should we get it mended then sell or just sell.
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If you have any questions please ask
Look forward to hearing what you have to say.
the wide cases get a nickname and have become most undesirable type long case clocks in the antique world after the drum head style.
I personally like them.
The face and face looks in good shape
I presume the two holes in the face are key holes and the clock is an 8 day. Sometimes the wholes are false.
It is best not to have it fixed because if you are not in the antique trade a clock man may charge you more than the clock is worth to fix it.
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