Visit our shop units at Fountain Antiques, High Street, Honiton
My children call me a clock anorak, although that may be true, I prefer 'enthusiast !'
All types of clocks, antiques and collectables and interesting items including lighting bought & sold Clocks bought in any condition check Ebay 'clocktony' for more clocks Repairs & services undertaken Local house clearances undertaken (Devon) Clock & Antique buying trips to France arranged
For helpful hints to setting up and maintaining your clock see separate page
Clock & Antique findingTrips to France If you would like to visit the major monthly Antique Trade Fairs in France we can offer a discount on your ferry crossing ( Brittany Ferries)Tuesday Chartres, Wednesday; Le Mans Thursday Angers (up to 2,000 stalls) Use the contact form at the base of this page for more info and dates
A real bargain Kate
Kate Bliss and Charlie Ross from BBC's 'Bargain Hunt make a purchase
'Brachers' from antique Road Trip and Casualty star
Advertisment West Country Clock & Watch Fairs At the Holiday Inn Taunton 30 seconds from M5 junction25 Sunday 19th April 2020 9.30am - 2.30pm Hundreds of Clock & watches restored/unrestored Barometers Admission £3.00 Free Parking Holiday Inn facilities tel Owen 07804 816724 or David 01278 691 264
If you are looking for a particular type of clock we undertake research to find it for you. We always have time to give advice and help.
Here are some of our clocks & accessories on offer. Clock suspensions £1.07 plus 90p postage These are the spring rods on which the pendulum hangs. These often get broken. A new suspension will bring your old clock back to life again.
A really nicely made, basic, but effective Test Stand for Clock Movements. Especially good for french drum movements. I have been using one like this for years. It works well, but as a precaution I anchor it to the bench, or place a heavy weight for stability. £28.99 plus £4.65 postage to mainland UK addresses Please use the contact form to order. Paypal accepted (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Long Case Clock movement Test Horse/ Stand
A well made Long case movement horse/ test stand of wood construction.
flat packed – easy to put together - pre-drilled holes–screws provided.
‘A really useful engine ‘, as the Fat Controller would say ! (Thomas the Tank Engine ) See Featured article in 'Clocks magazine'Jan 2012
£82.99 plus £15.99 postage to mainland Uk addresses
"I've just the bargain for you Tim !" (Tim Wanacott from TV's Bargain Hunt)
A Rare 1900 Constant Force Rolling Ball Clock for restoration. This clock was the centre piece in the Horolier's Shop in Brecey in Normandy. When the shop was sold it was put into storage. It is mostly complete and the mechanism is 'back winding', so that it could be wound in the shop window. £5,850. (Sold)
The West Point International Antiques Fair Exeter
A beautiful French Art Deco Clock with sculptured lady.. This clock has an 8 day movement striking on the hour. This can be viewed working at Honiton in our unit at The Fountain Antiques £160
JClassic Art Deco Clock Garniture set
A beautiful French Clock set with 8 day Paris movement. £385
A Superb French Comtoise Longcase clock
We have 2 in stock at the moment the one pictured is an 8 day repeater with grid iron compensating pendulum and nice decoration to the case. It is in full working condition- we can also arrange delivery and set up in Devon or Somerset- £390 Sold A second smaller Comtoise with a plain fruit wood case is also available.(picture on request)
The reference book for French Comtoise Clocks.
A very impressive book full of colour illustrations and detailed information about Comtoise clock and their history. £55
A superb water clock by the famous scupltor Frank Roper displayed outside our Taunton shop
Frank Roper, who died in 2003, was trained by Henry Moore and before he retired, was head of the Faculty of Art at Cardiff University. An exhibition of his work is on show at Llandaff Cathderal. He spent his retirement at his cliff top home at Penarth, where he made this clock. The clock is on display at Taunton outside the shop. Not for sale