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We have been told of a clock with this name on it, see the photos below. I am assuming that the town name is an abreviation. The style would seem to indicate 1775 to 1800 period. Anyone know of this maker?
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email from Joël Batenburg
Photos and text by JoŽl Batenburg
An 8 day longcase clock from my English grandparents. It is 7 ft high.
Dial has Jn Young, Hnnan is written on it. What makes this clock special is the freemasonry symbols on it.
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