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Long Case Clock

John Burges
circa 1710

Long case clock made by John Burges of Wigan.

Donated to the Museum/Library in 1933.

Made circa 1710 it is an early specimen of this renowned clock makers work.

Case of oak with moulded door, restored plinth, moulded domed hood with carved initials JAB, Signed dial with date aperture, cherub and leaf spandrels, 30 hour movement with outside count wheel striking on a bell.