Show us your Half hour markers on brass dials

Errantly

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Hello all, here's my John Horsemaile, Warfield, late 18th century. Hold on the lazy bod didn't put any half hour markers on !! Lols By the time this clock was built it was assumed everyone who needed to know knew what a minute hand was for. Horsenaile dial.jpg
 

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Sorry couldn't resist the Horsenaile inclusion. Here's a more pertinent one.
Thomas Bridge, London, very late 17th Cent. 20210106_112631_resize_22.jpg
 

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Sorry couldn't resist the Horsenaile inclusion. Here's a more pertinent one.
Thomas Bridge, London, very late 17th Cent. View attachment 631250
Some further information gleaned - 'The Weatherfield Collection, F.J. Britten, pages 64-65, fig. 75. Footnote: Long case clocks signed by Thomas Bridge Londini Fecit, were in fact made in Bolton Lancashire by the son of the Wigan clockmaker Thomas Bridge. Thomas Bridge Junior worked in London until about 1700, producing high quality eight day clocks. He continued to sign his clocks Londini, but it is clear from certain features that they were made in the Northwest. He eventually moved to Bolton and worked there until his death in 1717.' I'll ensure this information remains attached when I get around to posting this clock in acquisitions. I wonder if the organisation keeps a central database of clock data ?
 

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Variation on a theme.... This dial has no half-hour markers, but the 5-minute markers have these little flourishes on just some of them. I thought them very interesting. 20201024_135729.jpg 20201024_135742.jpg 20201024_135752.jpg 20201024_135818.jpg 20201024_135821.jpg
 

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