Mahogany regency longcase regulator by Shepherd

Ref: 838

£12,750

Beautifully proportioned small mahogany longcase regulator by the famous maker Charles Shepherd of London.

Charles Shepherd was a pioneer of the electrical distribution of time. He supplied the Galvano-Magnetic Clock System to Greenwich in 1852, with a large slave clock at the entrance to the observatory which remains there today.

8 day movement with rectangular plates, 5 front pinned, ringed and tapered pillars. Delicate 4 spoke wheel work with beat adjustment on the crutch. Wood rod pendulum with very heavy brass faced bob. Has a wooden dust cover to protect the movement.

Height: 74”
Width: 16”
Depth: 8 ½”
Dial Diameter: 11”

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