Mahogany Mantel Clock signed Hampton & Sons, Pall Mall

Mahogany cased mantel clock in a serpentine top case with carved decoration, standing on a stepped plinth and resting on brass bracket feet.

Glazed door opening to the silvered dial with raised chapter ring, Roman numerals and original ‘blued’ steel hands signed ‘’Hampton & Sons, Pall Mall’’.

Eight day movement by W&H striking the hours and halves on a coiled gong. C.1880

‘’Watchmakers and clockmakers of the world’’ by Brian Loomes lists Winterhalder and HoFfmeir (W&H) as working in Schwarzenbach (Germany) from 1840 to 1895 when they moved to Neustadt. The firm ceased trading in 1932.

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