Antique Brass Dial Longcase Clocks
Brass dial longcase clocks seem to have evolved from the Lantern Clock. This was a brass faced clock that hung on the wall. The first recognisable brass dial longcase clocks were being made C.1660 with very simple oak, pine and ebonised cases. As styles changed and more features were introduced the dials became larger from the earlier 10" dial to the 12" dial.
During the early part of the 18th century arches were used to accomodate even more features such as moonphase, strike/silent and regulation. As the 18th century progressed the brass dial became larger in some areas and lost features such as half hour markings to the chapter ring, ringed winding holes and the hands became plainer and larger in design.
By the 1770's the painted dial had been introduced and by 1790 the brass dial was being used in much smaller numbers. By 1800 the brass dial had been almost completely replaced by the more popular painted dial.
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An excellent 17th century walnut longcase clock by Charles Gretton of London
C.1695 / 6'11"
An impressive Month duration walnut Longcase clock by Charles Cabrier - London
C.1730 / 9'6"
Was: £29,500 Now: £25,075
Chinoiserie Longcase Clock by Chaldecott of Chichester
C.1775 / 7'2½"
Cornish Grandfather Clock by Roberts of Launceston
C.1820 / 6'10½"
Elegant Mahogany Longcase Clock by Lee of High Wycombe
C.1795 / 7'7½"
Was: £8,500 Now: £7,225
John Price of Chichester Oak Grandfather Clock
C.1775 / 6'9½"
Mahogany longcase clock by Bryson of Edinburgh
C.1830 / 6'9"
Rare Hook & Spike Wall Clock by Simcock of Daintree
Was: £3,650 Now: £3,103
Rare London Longcase clock by Barber of Stratford
C.1775 / 8'8"
Was: £24,500 Now: £20,825
Regulator longcase clock by Hedge of Colchester
C.1765 / 7'½"
Regulator Longcase Clock by Tuck of Stoke Newington, London
C.1835 / 6'3½"
Was: £10,250 Now: £8,713
Scottish longcase clock by Miller of Montrose
C.1785 / 7'0"