alter Archer was born in 1674 at Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, the son of a blacksmith. By about 1695 he had moved to Stow-on-the-Wold.


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Archer Hood 13 Archer Dial 11

Stow, c1700

alter Archer



  illustrated here was made from around c1700 by Walter Archer of Stow. The engraved dial centre is very attractive and is typical of Archer's early work as is the ring-and-dot half-hour markers, cherub head spandrels and iron hand. The iron birdcage movement with hoop and spurs - hangs off the iron hook in the backboard of it's superb primitive pine case with attatched hood door pillars and lenticle to the trunk door.




  he interesting single-handed 30-hour hook-and-spike                        





Archer Movement 11

Walter Archer hook and spike clock Wanted

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