This is a Robert Aithen, Galashiels, Scotland Drumhead tall case or grandfather clock. Circa 1830's with round polychrome painted steel dial with Roman numerals, painted yellow roses, seconds dial above and calendar dial (not working) below center, signed on face Robt. Aithen, Galashiels, original cast metal hands. Brass weight driven English bell strike movement with original weights and pendulum. Case in mixed hardwoods including curly maple, walnut and mahogany with drumhead form bonnet with brass bevels. Waist with curly maple frame, overlapping scroll top door with thumb molded edge, flanked by walnut quarter columns with turned capitals and plinths, with inset panel below door in mahogany, cove molding above and below. Base in fine curly maple including sides with inset curly maple panel with mahogany surround, over mahogany flared French feet, all in original old varnish finish, pine secondary wood, 18 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 86" high. Overall very good condition with minor expected wear. Serviced and currently running properly. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. I will help arrange shipping for you; my experience with large or small has been excellent. I do offer an easy layaway program. Usually just 20% down with the remaining term somewhat negotiable---I try to be very flexible on this. Just email to discuss layaway terms. I guarantee everything I sell to be authentic - no exceptions. I have been in business over 30 years and my reputation is without flaw. Contact me for further information about our online catalog which has photos of all of our current inventory. We normally have additional photos in our catalog. Thanks for looking!
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