Antique wall clock by J.W.Benson – London C1880


A fine quality 8 day fusee timepiece mahogany drop dial with round painted dial signed J.W.Benson Ludgate Hill, London. Glass window showing pendulum.

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A good ‘drop dial’ wall clock in a figured mahogany case of good proportions, the 10 inch white painted dial signed by J.W.Benson of Ludgate Hill, London.

The chain fusee movement, going for eight days on a wind. The brass bezel latched and lower convex mahogany door. Side doors also and a glazed window to the front revealing pendulum. Circa 1880.

James William Benson is recorded from 1857 to 1887 in Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World Vol 2.