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The Lymington Grandmother Clock

(Model: 2020/4)

The Lymington is a 20th century original design by Oakside Classic Clocks.

The Lymington Grandmother Clock is built in Solid Oak and you may specify a natural, medium or dark finish – The cabinet is hand-sanded to a fine finish and we then apply five coats of Hard Lacquer, this is allowed to harden before we polish the clock to a beautiful satin sheen. It has toughened glass to the pendulum door and bevelled glass to the side panels.

The Dials - There are three solid brass moon phase dials to choose from. Option one is polished brass with a silver chapter ring with Roman raised brass numerals - it has an etched centre disk with a subsidiary second’s dial and cast brass corners spandrels. Option two is polished brass with a silver chapter ring with Arabic raised brass numerals - it has an etched centre disk with a subsidiary second’s dial and cast brass corners spandrels. Option three is a traditional 1850’s style painted white dial with black Roman & Arabic numerals and it is hand decorated by our Artist.

Each dial has two selection levers, these controls the Hour Chimes and the three melodies - Westminster, Whittington & St. Michael. The lever on the left controls the hourly chimes and can be set to provide - Silent, Automatic Night Off (22-15 and 07.15) or Continuous Chiming. The lever on the right allows you to select Silent, any of the three melodies or Automatic Sequencing!

The Movement – There is a photo of the movement on the Options and Prices page. The Lymington is fitted with the superb Kieninger KSU52 8-day mechanical movement, featuring Automatic melody sequencing of the three melodies! It has a Graham dead-beat escapement (invented by George Graham FRS 1674 – 1751) that impulses the Pendulum and as with all superior clock movements, the time drive is fitted with a maintaining power mechanism to drive the pendulum while the weights are being re-wound, a device is fitted to automatically provide an equal sounding tick and a Maltese Cross mechanism to prevent accidental over-winding. There is a photo of this movement on the Options and Prices page.

Manufacturing quality shows in every Kieninger movement. All movement plates are made of a special brass alloy that is hard and has a high tensile strength. The holes for the journals are reamed and smoothed after lacquering and then receive an oil sink. Pinions are made of high-quality steel or stainless steel. Fast turning pinions are hardened. All journals are roller burnished in a special process. The HTU and HSU movements feature thirty-two bronze-bushings and twelve jewels in critical positions. The gears are made of very tough and hard brass alloy with a tensile strength of 62 kp/mm². A high level of corrosion protection for all components is assured. Brass components are pickled and receive a coat of clear lacquer. Steel components are made from stainless steel or receive a galvanic nickel coating. Each movement also has a laser engraved serial number.

The Pendulums – The Lymington is fitted with a Small Lyre Pendulum with a 220mm diameter polished Bob – you may specify the Temperature Compensating Pendulum (invented by John Harrison of Longitude fame 1693 – 1776).

Weight Shells. There are three polished brass weight shells - it is the gravitational pull on the weights that provides the motive power to drive the mechanisms of the movement.

Height: 70 inches, Width: 19.5 inches, Depth: 14 inches

Firefox recommended, IE maybeKieninger KSU 52 - Triple melody, automatic sequencing, automatic night silencing.

Lymington in Oak - in stock for early delivery: 1

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Price including UK & Ireland delivery from £5,499.00 (EUR 6,488.82)

Please note that we ship World Wide and all Export orders receive a Promotional Discount.

Click here to view the Lymington Options and Prices page.

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