8 day mahogany fusee wall clock

Stock No. : H003

John Mottram
Stafford, c1890
Mahogany case
Max diameter 15 inches

Price £350

A late 19th century mahogany cased, 8 day wall or school clock, by Stafford retailer/maker John Mottram. In good condition and running well.

The clock has a solid mahogany outer rim with a brass bezel and traditional pegged case. The 12 “ dial is signed by the original maker (or retailer) J. Mottram Ltd., Stafford. It has an eight day chain driven fusee movement and comes complete with a winding key
Diameter 39 cm (15 1/4″)
The movement is in good clean condition.
The dial has a few chips to the paint, some of which have been touched up.
The case has a few scratches but generally good. The glass has been fixed into the brass bezel, and the hinge catch has rubbed the wooden case at 9.

John Mottram is listed as a clockmaker in Stafford in 1889. His shop at 6 Greengate Street , Stafford was established in 1869. John Mottram (1841-1914) was Mayor of Stafford 1904-1905.