c1890s Vienna walnut eight day striking wall clock. Arabic numbers to the clock face, turned supports and spindles, surmounted by a rearing horse. Key. In good working order. Height 126 cm. $1,895 Shop 27
Early 1800s mahogany Welsh longcase clock
c1800 Geo III Welsh eight day grandfather clock. By David Jones of Bala (central Wales, U.K.) Mahogany and flame mahogany cross banded case, swan neck pediment, arched face with white dial and hand applied Roman chapter ring, seconds dial and phases of the moon. Rope twist "columns" flanking the dial and again lower, flanking the door. Professionally overhauled and in good working order. Height 223 cm. $8,995 Shop 27
1930s/50s advertising wall clock Double D Eucalyptus Oil
Here's one for the man cave that ticks a few boxes! Rare. 1930s/50s electric wall clock by Smiths, London. Advertising "Double D Eucalyptus Oil", it has been fully overhauled and in excellent working order. The outer dial (which rotates anti clockwise and is viewed at the top of the clock face) features cut-out letters (illuminated by an internal globe) and spells out "SMASH FLU' COLDS WITH DOUBLE D" as it slowly spins. This rotating dial moves smoothly and silently. The clock itself keeps excellent time. The metal frame has a burnished gold finish and is 39.5 cm diameter. $2,500 Shop 27
J. W. Benson 1920s 9 carat gold open face pocket watch
Antique 9 ct yellow gold open faced pocket watch by J. W. Benson, London. In good working order, the movement runs well and keeps good time. Keyless wind and stem set going barrel, Swiss 15 jewel movement with lever escapement. The white dial has Roman numerals and a blued steel subsidiary seconds hand. The gold case is by Dennison Watch Case Co, hallmarked Birmingham 1929 and is in nice condition. There is a light external inscription of "BBL". Dimensions: 50 mm diameter, 68 mm long inc the suspension bow, 13 mm thick over the glass. $1,275 Shop 27
The company J. W. Benson was founded in 1847 by James William Benson and his older brother Samuel, under the name S. S. & J. W. Benson. Indeed the Benson family had been watchmakers since 1749.
The partnership of S. S. & J. W. Benson dissolved in 1855 and James continued the business under the name, "J. W. Benson". He died in 1878, aged 52 and his three sons James, Alfred and Arthur took over the business.
J. W. Benson was official watchmaker to the Admiralty & the War Department and also held a number of royal warrants, being watchmakers to Queen Victoria, the Prince of Wales, the Tsar of Russia and several other royal families.
Early 20th c. brass ships clock
c1900 brass ships clock on oak mount. Hinged bevelled glass face, some minor ink touch ups to the dial. Diameter of clock is 17.5 cm, diameter of oak mount is 27.8 cm. Key, in good working order. $595 Shop 27
19th century mahogany wall clock
Mid 19th century 12 inch dropdial eight day wall clock. Mahogany case with 'grape and vine' carvings to the sides, painted dial with Roman numerals, spade hands, key. Keeping excellent time. Height 71 cm. $1,995 Shop 27
1920s auto dash clock by Smiths, England
1920s/30s bezel wind automobile dashboard clock by Smiths, England. Chrome plated brass bezel, in excellent working order. Diameter (as pictured) 10.3 cm. $165 Shop 27
c1930 Hunter pocket watch
c1930 Hunter pocket watch. Swiss movement, separate seconds dial, crown wind, Roman numerals on white enamel face, gold plated case (probably USA) and in good working order. $395 Shop 27