Clocks & Barometers

"Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend". – Theophrastus.  


Hessink's Clocks & Barometers Department offers an extensive array of mechanical clocks that span the rich history of timekeeping. Our collections span from their earliest origins in the 14th century to the late 18th century, encompassing the remarkable evolution of these timepieces.

Both English and Continental clocks from this fascinating era hold a coveted place among collectors. Distinguished English clockmakers like Edward East, the Knibb family, Thomas Tompion, George Graham, Henry Jones, Benjamin Gray, Thomas Mudge, William Dutton, and the esteemed Vulliamy family are highly sought after.

Every individual lot within our collection undergoes comprehensive research, meticulous description, and detailed illustration. Our catalogues serve as invaluable resources for enthusiasts and aficionados who harbor an interest in delving into the captivating realm of clocks and watches.

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