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William Tomkins (Tompkins) London

A pair of rare mahogany George III twin longcase clock and barometer, each with pagoda top and inlaid with marquetry of light wood in the shape of putti, festoons, rosettes, fans and ornaments, arched gilt brass dials with openwork corner ornaments, silvered chapter rings and plaquettes and openwork hands, the clock with minute and calendar disposal. Both signed 'Will.m Tomkins, London'. England, second half of the 18th century. H. 238 cm. W. 52 cm. D. 25 cm. (2)

William Tomkins (Tompkins) was a freeman of The Clockmakers Company from 1762–1775.

Condition

Condition report on request. Pendulum, weights and key is enclosed. No guarantee of the function of the clock work.

Additional Remarks

All wristwatches up for auction were in working condition at the time of their consignment and inspection, but they have not been tested over a longer period of time. Since the wristwatches are in a used condition, no warranty is provided for their functionality or of the originality of any replaced parts in the wristwatches, such as the dial, hands, bezel, mechanical parts etc.

Payment is possible only by credit card in the salesroom or by bank transfer.

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Estimate

50,000–60,000 DKK

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Price realised

100,000 DKK