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1/48th kit grandfather clock, quarter scale

1/48th kit grandfather clock, quarter scale

1/48th grandfather clock.


Size: 1.8 wide at the widest point x 4.5 high at the highest point.

Flat packed in kit form and ready for construction in colours of your own choosing.


A grandfather clock (also a longcase clock, tall-case clock, grandfather’s clock, or floor clock) is a tall, freestanding, weight-driven pendulum clock with the pendulum held inside the tower or waist of the case. Clocks of this style are commonly 1.8–2.4 metres (6–8 feet) tall. The case often features carved ornamentation on the hood (or bonnet), which surrounds and frames the dial, or clock face. The English clockmaker William Clement is credited with the development of this form in 1670. Until the early 20th century, pendulum clocks were the world’s most accurate timekeeping technology, and longcase clocks, due to their superior accuracy, served as time standards for households and businesses. Today they are kept mainly for their decorative and antique value, having been widely replaced by both analog and digital timekeeping.

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    8,50 €Price
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