Rare pub clock sells at auction (Scotland)

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A pub clock dating back to the introduction of a tax on timepieces more than 200 years ago has sold at auction for £8,800.

The George III Act of Parliament clock, decorated with hunting scenes, was made around 1797 and was once on the wall of a tavern.

It was discovered in a house in Aberdeenshire, where it had been in the possession of a family for decades.

It was sold at Shapes auction house in Edinburgh.

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