Dating elliott clocks

dating elliott clocks

How did the Elliot T clock become so popular?

The success of this original Elliot t clock resulted in considerable trade with America. James Elliotts son, Frank Westcombe Elliott, entered the retail trade at the age of 17. It was at this time that his father bought a partnership with a jeweller called Walden of Brompton Road, London.

How can I tell if my Elliott London clock is real?

Also found on the case are the number 9098 on the bottom of the case and on the back of the clocks face. The clocks face has Elliott London above the 6 oclock number. My concern is the clock is so clean that it looks like it is too good to be true so it must not be true.

Where is the serial number on a 9098 Elliott London clock?

Also found on the case are the number 9098 on the bottom of the case and on the back of the clocks face. The clocks face has Elliott London above the 6 oclock number.

Who are the Clockmakers Company of JJ Elliott?

On the 16th April 1904, JJ Elliott died and Frank succeeded him to run the clockmaking business. In 1909 the clockmakers company of JJ Elliott amalgamated with Grimshaw Baxter, and the factory moved to Grays Inn Lane, London, in 1911, followed by a further move, in 1917, to larger premises in St Anns Road, Tottenham, London.

Who made Elliotts clocks?

Elliotts were one of the first firms to make tubular bell tallcase clocks in the early 20thC; they made some for the very highly regarded (and collectable!) Durfee company.

What happened to Elliotts clocks in WW2?

Elliotts started to produce clocks for the armed forces when war was declared in 1939, together with test gear and apparatus for the Rolls Royce engines used in the RAF planes. The factory was hit by incendiary bombs in 1943 on two occasions but production was not seriously affected.

How do I identify an Elliott tall case clock?

Im looking for help in dating and/or identifying an Elliott tall case clock. The movement is stamped/labeled J Elliott England with stamped lines as: Also found on the case are the number 9098 on the bottom of the case and on the back of the clocks face. The clocks face has Elliott London above the 6 oclock number.

What was JJ Elliott famous for?

Initially, JJ Elliott specialized in producing pinions and balance shafts. He progressed to making, and patenting, a weight-driven movement which had chimes on tubes. This original Elliott clock was very successful and resulted in considerable trade with America.

Where did James Jones Elliott learn clock making?

In 1865 James Jones Elliott of 156 Cheapside in the City of London, was apprenticed to Bateman of 82 St John Street, Smithfield, London., to learn the art of clock making.

Why choose Elliott clocks?

Always the highest quality antique clocks available; fabulous antique automatic musical instruments. The name of Elliott has been synonymous with quality clocks for well over over 100 years.

When was the Grimshaw Baxter and JJ Elliott wall clock made?

Grimshaw Baxter & JJ Elliott A large single chain fusee dial wall clock with a 14 inch white painted dial, inscribed with the above name and London. The partnership between JJ Elliott and Grimshaw Baxter started in 1909 and was dissolved in 1921, which dates this clock to that period.

Who are the Clockmakers Company?

The Clockmakers Company has been home to remarkable craftspeople for four centuries. George Daniels for example, and many other wonderful makers, including East, Tompion, Graham, Quare, Arnold, Vulliamy, Frodsham, and Shortt. Before 1600, native English making was mainly confined to larger clocks, for churches and towers.

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