A slim and very attractive 8 day moonphase longcase clock by Robert Moxham, Coleford (Gloucestershire). The good quality, conventional anchor escapement movement striking the hours
A superb and rare tidal dial longcase clock. The mahogany veneered case is of excellent quality, and is typical of the finest Bristol clock cases
A good, small, mahogany longcase clock by Benjamin Reed of Plymouth. Eight day weight driven movement striking the hours on a bell. 12”chapter ring and
Moonphase longcase clocks (brass dial or painted dial) can come in various forms. A ‘rolling’ moon in the arch of the dial is the most common, but they can also appear as a sphere or a ‘penny moon’. All types have the same function which to show the lunar month (29 ½ days) and to show the shape of the moon as it appears in the sky, known as the moon’s phase.