Archive for May, 2013

http://www.allansmithantiqueclocks.co.uk Restoration news… The Gatford of Uxbridge moon phase long case is now fully restored, tested and calibrated. It’s reasonably unusual in that it it has a high quality “London” mahogany case with two step base and simple break arch top plus brass insert trunk quarter columns. The movement is unusual, in that it apart […]


Two digital artists have feautured Allan Smith Antique Clocks in ‘Working Beautifully’, their visual archive of twenty-first century workers at one hundred Swindon firms. The exhibition opens in Swindon on 20 May 2013 and is now online. With a nod towards August Sander’s collection “People of The Twentieth Century” which has been in print for […]


Good afternoon, One of my most recent buys is a very good MONTH going and striking floral marquetry longcase clock by John Culliford of Bristol recorded – became a Burgess in 1692 and worked until 1716. This example, dating by style, is 1695 – 1700. John Culliford sometimes seen spelt Gulliford ( or the script mis […]