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"
Was: £28,500 Now: £25,080
An excellent Scottish longcase clock by Whitelaw of Edinburgh
C.1825 / 6'8½"
Was: £7,250 Now: £6,380
An impressive Month duration walnut Longcase clock by Charles Cabrier - London
C.1730 / 9'6"
Was: £35,000 Now: £30,800
Cornish Grandfather Clock by Roberts of Launceston
C.1820 / 6'10½"
Was: £6,850 Now: £6,028
Elegant Mahogany Longcase Clock by Lee of High Wycombe
C.1795 / 7'7½"
Was: £9,250 Now: £8,140
Rare London Longcase clock by Barber of Stratford
C.1775 / 8'8"
Was: £24,500 Now: £21,560
Regulator Longcase Clock by Tuck of Stoke Newington, London
C.1835 / 6'3½"
Was: £11,500 Now: £10,120
Scottish Longcase Clock by Aitchison of Edinburgh
C.1850 / 6'6"
Was: £6,500 Now: £5,720
Scottish Longcase Clock by Thomas Morgan of Edinburgh
C.1790 / 7'4½"
Was: £8,750 Now: £7,700
Small Mahogany Longcase clock by Handy of Uxbridge
C.1800 / 6'8"
Was: £9,850 Now: £8,668