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Henry Ransome, Norwich - A Small Brass Inlaid Bracket Clock

An   attractive,   small   Regency   rosewood   bracket   clock   which   has   an   eight-day   duration   fusee   timepiece   movement.   The round   five-inch   convex   painted   dial   has   black   Roman   numerals   with   blued   steel   moon   hands,   a   cast   brass   bezel   and   is signed   by   the   maker   'Hy   Ransome,   Norwich'.   The   rosewood   case   has   brass   inlay   to   the   front   with   a   crown   set   within   the curved top and has brass ball feet Height: 12½ inches (31.75 cms) Please click on images to enlarge: Any additional images are shown below

Henry Ransome

Henry   Ransome   came   from   a   well-known   family   of   Norfolk   clockmakers   who   it   is   known   voted   Tory   in   1830   &   35   and   was made a Freeman of the City of Norwich. He   was   also   a   jeweller   and   working   optician   with   premises   in   Bridewell   Alley   where,   it   is   recorded   in   1837,   he   supplied   Hair plaits for rings, brooches, etc and repaired jewellery. His wife’s death was reported in October1832 after a long illness. By 1854 he had moved to Bridge Street, St Andrew. Henry had a son James who was also a clock and watchmaker in Bridge Street from at least 1854. Previous   members   of   the   family   included   the   makers   Thomas   &   Robert   Ransome   who   are   recorded   as   working   near   the Red   Well   where   it   is   known   they   had   a   foundry   that   they   would   boast   could   supply   Dial   Plates,   Rings,   Bells   and   every   Article   of Clockwork, which are determined to sell on equal terms with any house in London or Birmingham.  (March 1781). Robert   Ransome   moved   to   Ipswich   and   founded   the   well-known   ironmongery   business   Ransomes,   Sims   &   Jefferies   that   is still operating today.

Price: £2,200.00

Ref: 1257b

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Henry Ransome, Norwich - A Small Mahogany Bracket Clock

An   attractive,   small   Regency   rosewood   bracket   clock   which   has   an   eight-day   duration   fusee timepiece   movement.   The   round   five-inch   convex   painted   dial   has   black   Roman   numerals with   blued   steel   moon   hands,   a   cast   brass   bezel   and   is   signed   by   the   maker   'Hy   Ransome, Norwich'.   The   rosewood   case   has   brass   inlay   to   the   front   with   a   crown   set   within   the   curved top and has brass ball feet. Height: 12½ inches (31.75 cms) Please click on images to enlarge: Any additional images are shown below

Henry Ransome

Henry   Ransome   came   from   a   well-known   family   of   Norfolk   clockmakers   who   it   is   known voted Tory in 1830 & 35 and was made a Freeman of the City of Norwich. He   was   also   a   jeweller   and   working   optician   with   premises   in   Bridewell   Alley   where,   it   is recorded   in   1837,   he   supplied   Hair   plaits   for   rings,   brooches,   etc   and   repaired   jewellery.   His wife’s death was reported in October1832 after a long illness. By 1854 he had moved to Bridge Street, St Andrew. Henry   had   a   son   James   who   was   also   a   clock   and   watchmaker   in   Bridge   Street   from   at   least 1854. Previous   members   of   the   family   included   the   makers   Thomas   &   Robert   Ransome   who   are recorded   as   working   near   the   Red   Well   where   it   is   known   they   had   a   foundry   that   they would   boast   could   supply   Dial   Plates,   Rings,   Bells   and   every   Article   of   Clockwork,   which   are determined to sell on equal terms with any house in London or Birmingham.  (March 1781). Robert   Ransome   moved   to   Ipswich   and   founded   the   well-known   ironmongery   business Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies that is still operating today.

Price: £2,000.00

Ref: 1257b

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