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This page contains the pictures and descriptions of our current inventory of sale clocks.

Dutch Stoelklok c. 1775

 This nice old clock has had the dial professionally repainted in the correct style and has had one fret replaced.  The side doors are missing (many of theses clocks have that) but replacement doors can be purchased.  Back plate painting and all other parts are original, including teh leather on the top.  These clocks have a crown wheel escapement and continuous chain.  The clock is 27" tall and 12" wide. It is in good running order - amazing for a 235 year old clock!

K419  $500.00

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Dutch Staartklok c. 1825

Beautiful example, restored to working condition.  Dial, pendulum and seatboard are all original.  The dial is signed L.D. Tasma, a well-known Frisian clock maker.  Luitzen Dowes Tasma was born September 20, 1796 in Grouw.  He worked as a clock maker in Oldenboom, Friesland in 1821 and in Leeuwarden (which is the Capital of Friesland) in 1824 and 25.  His father was Dowes Jelles Tasma.  His clock making business in the late 1700's employed 12 clockmakers!  LD Tasma died in 1871.  

 Dial, hands and aperture surround are all original and untouched.  It has a bridal wreath bezel which indicates that originally this clock was made as a wedding or anniversary gift. 

SOLD

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Double Hooded Dutch Staartklok  c. 1810.This elaborate Dutch clock has 5 painted scenes surrounding the dial and one on the dial.  All artwork is original and untouched.  The top above the painting is a correct replacement.  It has a 30 hour continuous chain movement.   It has a functioning alarm, complete with alarm weight and counter weight.   It is a large clock,      62” tall without the finials The movement has been serviced and it is in good running order.

K521  $1500.00

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K 524

Dutch Staartklok c. 1880

This staartklok dates from the last quarter of the 19th century.  It has a lovely mahogany case.  The leather on the top of the case has been replaced – originally it would have been leather or canvas.  The finials (knoppen in Dutch) are accurate reproductions and go well with the mahogany case.  It has pressed dial spandrels below a typical Dutch pastoral scene.  The painting is original.  The clock is in good running order with time, strike and alarm.  This clock is 50” tall and is ready to run daily for a long time!

K524  $600.00

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K526

Notary Staartklok c. 1880

This clock has a nice mahogany case.  It is the smaller ‘office’ sized notary with an 11 cm. movement, which are quite rare.

The clock is in good running order and restored condition.  The finials (knoppen in Dutch) are accurate period reproductions. Notary Staartkloks are never over 100 cm tall.  This example is 39”.  It has the continuous chain, which was invented for maintaining power while winding.

SOLD

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K522

Dutch Staartklok c. 1880

This is a good example of a 19th Century Staartklok.  The case is in excellent condition with the original orange varnish.  The dial could use the centre repainted, but otherwise it is in good shape.  There are applied spandrels.  The movement has been professionally serviced.  The dolls are modern replacements, but are completely accurate.

K522  $ 500.00 

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Schipperje

 Antique movement in a newer case.  The movement in this clock dates to around 180-1810.  It has been serviced and is in good running order.  The case and dial are newer, but completely authentic in every way.  They were made in the same town in Friesland, using some of the same tools and methods that would have been used on the original case.  Schipperje clocks are quite rare.  $ 1100

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