For those looking for something very different- here it is. The Ashurst is one of the most unusual yet stylish looking wall clocks Wm Forbes has ever produced. The 8 day key wound mechanical movement is set off with a barrel style pendulum. With its cylindrical glass case and conical mahogany top and base it will attract attention wherever it’s placed. Size: 28"x7x7” (711x190x190mm)
The St. George epitomises the grandeur of the 19th century with its ¾ reeded corner columns and capitals to top and bottom. The sheer weight of this impressive piece, with its case of polished brass confirms the artistry of its crafting and gives it an appeal that will grace any room. Fitted with an 8 day key wound triple chime movement (Westminster, Whittington & St. Michael) and automatic night silence. Size: 9 3/8"x7½"x5 7/8" (240x190x150mm)
Looking like something straight out of an old science lab, this fascinating brass instrument combines the functions of a barometer and clock to record pressure changes in the weather in the form of a trace. Built into a solid mahogany case with thick bevelled glass all round it has a special pull out drawer to store your charts. Size: 8"x14¼x8" (216x375x216mm)
Known as a ridge top style grandfather clock, the Dalton is a modern looking piece of superb quality and craftsmanship. The 8 day weight driven triple chime movement (Westminster, Whittington & St. Michael) on cables is fitted with a second hand and has automatic night silence. With its black inserts to the hood and base plus burr inlay detailing, this wonderful clock is destined to become a timeless classic for years to come. Size: 77"x19¼"x13” (1960x490x330mm)
Which is more striking? The Pendle’s unique conical glass dome and round cherry wood base or its polished brass bell and movement? This unusual looking mantel clock is a wonderful mix of transparent time and elegant style. The 8 day key wound mechanical movement strikes once on the top mounted bell as the minute hand passes the hour. Size: 13¼"x7" (350x180mm)
Many an Admiral has glanced up and admired this particularly fine style of ship’s clock - and no wonder. Its solid brass case and thick bevelled glass houses an 8 day key wound mechanical ship's bell movement that tolls the passing of each half hour on a four hour watch. This classic timepiece has the sound of sheer quality about it. Size: 7"x3½" (180x80mm)
Wm. Forbes Ltd.
Unit 19 Sefton Lane Ind. Estate, Maghull, Liverpool L31 8BX England