A typical carriage clock with hour and half strike, made at the end of 19th century. All parts are polished. This time consuming operation is one of the most important reasons for the cost of restoring an antique clock.
Almost everybody knows this kind of clock.
The back plate with the typical blued steel spiral gong of the strike mechanism.
A close-up of the platform.
Westminster" chime movement. This movement has a particular kind of strike mechanism. This caused past times clockmakers to completely exclude it. To tell the truth, it is not well conceived, especially if we look at present time chime movements but with little work it could be brought back to life.