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We hold one of the largest stocks of carefully chosen period Georgian furniture in the whole of Scotland. We also stock silver, treenware, rugs and carpets, Scottish Wemyss Ware and objects D'Art. We also hold the largest selection of antique, old and pre-owned Woodworking tools in the UK. Full member of LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association)

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This dealer is located in Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom

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Rare, Unique 8" Scottish Longcase Clock c.1725

Ref: LA47904

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Extremely RARE and almost definitely unique early 18th century Scottish longcase clock of very small proportions with 8' dial. This wonderful small clock is one of the earliest Scottish longcase clocks to have surfaced in many years. Made around 1720 - 1730 by JAMES HOLMS of KILMACOLM.

The case is predominately made of red walnut with flat top hood with fretted decoration to the front and sides. The base of the case has been renewed in the late 18th to early 19th century and is of stained pine, the original base probably rotted away.

The 8 day movement is obviously completely hand made and because it is so early and provincial shows a number of unusual manufacturing techniques. The brass dial is nicely engraved. It comes with its original pendulum and original lead weights. One point worth mentioning is the weight wheels are the original wooden ones.

The movement has been completely overhauled and cleaned and is in full working order.


SIZE; Only 70" high overall. 14 1/2" wide. The dial is 8".


Carse Antiques has clarified that the rare, unique 8" Scottish longcase clock (LA47904) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1725.


In full working order.

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