Antique Clocks and Antique Barometers for Sale

Please browse through our collection of antique clocks and antique barometers for sale. You will find Grandfather, Longcase, Bracket, Shelf, Wall, and Carriage clocks. We have wheel barometers as well as the stick barometers. Please contact us if you are interested and we can make an appointment for you to view your item and finally, bring it to your home for approval. If you have a question, please see our FAQ page.

 

Mahogany Floor Regulator

T & E Rhodes of Kendall England

c 1869

Elegant small mahogany Victorian English floor regulator. Silvered dial with classic regulator layout to the face. A minutes chapter ring around the face with subsidiary seconds dial above the center arbor and the hour dial beneath. The makers name: “T & E Rhodes” and his town “Kendal” across the center of the dial. The movement with dead beat jeweled pallets, high count wheels and high count pinions with maintaining power and a mercury pendulum. All of these being the hallmarks of a quality regulator. The Regulator is a timekeeper of superior quality, capable of keeping time within seconds per week. This movement Read More has a “deadbeat escapement”-no recoil on the escape wheel and “maintaining power”-meaning this movement maintains power and does not stop even during winding, which enhances it’s time keeping accuracy. The case of finely figured mahogany with a round top, chamfered edge and ½ round bead to the glass door. A beautifully carved and pierced fret of a foliar design collars the base of the face. The plinth standing on small square feet. The base with chamfered edge and inset panel. The regulator was a clock of accuracy used by people of science as well as found in the residences of those of a similar mind. 
Height: 6’2″

 

 

Rosewood Drop Dial Wall Clock

by John Garratt

c1830

Octagonal drop dial English fuseé wall clock. Beautiful Regency rosewood and mother of pearl wall clock. Drop base with door for access to pendulum, and mother of pearl foliate inserts.  Decorative ears to the sides of the drop base. Face with octagonal surround with additional mother of pearl inserts.  Convex painted dial with convex glass. Garrat and Peterboro on the dial with Roman numerals. The movement of very fine quality, equal to an English bracket clock.  Shaped regency plates, 8 day fuseé movement with recoil escapement, and striking on a bell. A very special wall clock.   Height: 28 ½”  Width: 18” Price:  $6900.

Rosewood Barometer with Mother of Pearl Inlays

by D. Gally

c1860

Scroll form Victorian rosewood barometer with mother of pearl inlays.  Raised moldings to the neck frame the alcohol thermometer.  Thermometer and barometer dial are silvered.  The barometer dial engraved with makers name and address: D. Gally No. 263 High Holbn.  High Holborn being an area of central London and also the name of the main street for the area. The barometer is an indicator of air pressure.  By using the setting knob beneath the dial you can set what the air pressure is of the moment with the setting hand.  A return look the next day will show the mercury has moved either up or down, showing that pressure is rising or falling. The words fair, changeable and rain are just rough guides showing a relationship between the air pressure and potential weather patterns.  Weather of course is subject to many other factors besides air pressure. Height: 36”

 

English Mahogany Wheel Barometer

c 1860

Classic form of the 5 dial wheel barometer having a fine flame mahogany case with boxwood stringing to the edge.  Scroll neck pediment with finial at the top and a wheat ear hygrometer underneath.  These hygrometers or humidity indicators used a small piece of wheat, which would in theory, wilt or bend depending on the amount of humidity in the air.  A mercury thermometer is in the neck of the barometer.  Both the hygrometer and thermometer were made to be removable, allowing the owner to take them to where they were needed.  A mirror with ebonized bezel is beneath the alcohol thermometer. A level indicator with “Warranted Correct” engraved in it is at the bottom of the barometer. These levels are a decorative addition, as none of the instruments need to be level to operate correctly. A nicely engraved barometer dial with foliar detail in the center.  All Read More registration plates are silvered. The barometer is an indicator of air pressure.  By using the setting knob beneath the dial you can set what the air pressure is of the moment with the setting hand.  A return look the next day will show the mercury has moved either up or down, showing that pressure is rising or falling. The words fair, changeable and rain are just rough guides showing a relationship between the air pressure and potential weather patterns.  Weather of course is subject to many other factors besides air pressure.
Length: 38”
 

Mahogany Barometer

Abm. Smith

c1810

The head of the barometer with glazed hinged door. Silvered register plate signed “Abm Smith Fecit”. The barometer with a scale marked in tenths and weather terms such as “Stormy” and “Change” and vernier scale. A brass indicator hand may be moved to mark the present barometer reading, so that a future look will indicate if the pressure is rising or falling. A mercury thermometer is to the side of the tube. The trunk with mahogany veneered chevron pattern with the mercury tube featured in the center and satin wood stringing to the sides. Base with turned cover having bone and ebony center button and a dot and dash ring of satinwood around the outside edge. Length: 37″