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Rarewares
Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 89953
Experience:  Antiques dealer for 12+ years and collector for 30+ years specializing in American and European porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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I have a clock that has been in the family for years i

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I have a clock that has been in the family for years i wondered if it was of any value
JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send photos once I've connected you. Does the clock have a maker's mark or serial number?
Customer: I can’t quite make out the writing insidr but made in Birmingham
JA: Do you know how old the clock is? What condition is it in?
Customer: It isn’t working but in good condition, made of China and 23 inches tall
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: it’s been in out family approx 80 years we believe

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My name is Rarewares.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I can’t work out how to send you the photos
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No I’d rather send pics
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
This is the click
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
What do you think?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hello
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Made by British united clock company Birmingham I

This is a circa 1900 porcelain case mantel clock made by the British United Clock Company of Birmingham, England valued at 245GBP.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Any idea how I can arrange to sell it