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YO16 4PR
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J Downs of Louth
A Longcase clock by J Downs of Louth. The case is oak with a caddy top. The bottom has been previously been shortened to fit in some past residence. It has a brass dial with silvered chapter ring and date. A sunken seconds dial and ring in the arch proclaiming "Tempus Fugit" are also silvered. A Figure of old farther time rocks side to side slicing time by the second with each tick. The hands are steel and the ends of the winding arbors are decorated. The movement is of eight day duration with an hourly bell strike controlled by a count-wheel. It has a recoil escapement and seconds beating pendulum. c1840-50.
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