Antique Bracket Clock by Charles Haley C1800

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A stunning Charles Haley 8 day twin fusee mahogany bracket clock. Showing here a painted dome top white dial with strike silent feature to the arch. Also with fine quality pierced brass hands and Roman Numerals to the dial.

The fantastic quality anchor escapement movement with the makers name engraved to the back-plate. Repeat function and striking the hours on a single bell.

The case of fantastic small size with brass adornments and pad top to the case. Ball feet, brass carrying handle and brass side frets. The cabinet of superb colour and patination.

Charles Haley, was a famous and hugely inventive clock and chronometer maker. He was apprenticed in 1762 and worked for Brockbank in London. He was free of the clockmakers company from 1781-1825 and worked from premises in Wigmore St, Cavendish Square. In 1793 he was appointed to be one of the experts to the select committee of the House of Commons to report on Mudges chronometers.