Nickel Plated Ships Bulkhead Clock


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Object Description

An Early 20rth Century ships bulkhead clock, having a polished nickel plated case, mounted on a light mahogany turned back. It has a 7 inch painted dial, signed by the original maker/supplier, John Lilley & Son, Ltd. and has an 8 day platform movement.

An extract from the Science Museum:
John Lilley & Son 1846 – 1913
INDUSTRY: Instrument maker, Optician
BASED: Limehouse, Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1846-1865 – Traded at 7 Jamaica Terrace, Limehouse, London. 1870-1885 – Traded at 9 London St, London EC. 1890-1901 – Traded at 10 London St, London EC. Appointed by the Navy & East India Co. Known to have sold compass (magnetic).

Also, his work is in The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Object Condition

Good, original condition. In working order and guaranteed for 12 months.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1494 931812

Dealer Location

Worboys Antiques,
The Old Forge,
Up Corner,
Silver Hill,
Chalfont St. Giles,

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