Category:Longcase clocks

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Čeština: Skříňové (podlahové) hodiny
Deutsch: Bodenstanduhr
English: A longcase clock, also tall-case clock, floor clock, or grandfather 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 elaborately 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. Most longcase clocks are striking clocks, which means they sound the time on each hour or fraction of an hour.
Français : Une horloge de parquet est une pendule sur pied avec un système de balancier à l’intérieur du boîtier. La taille d’une horloge de parquet est autour de 1,8 - 2,4 mètres. Le boîtier est souvent orné de sculptures sur la partie haute.

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