However you might end up with your special clock, you probably would like to identify, date and generally learn more about it. You can post your clock here for other visitors to see.
If these visitors have knowledge of your clock, they can post comments about it here.
When the anchor escapement was invented it was found to be a much better time keeper but due to the longer pendulum being exposed to the elements the idea of enclosing the movement, weights and pendulum inside a wooden case was thought of.
Almost all of these early clocks were of 30 hour duration but the 8 day and month duration longcase clocks followed very closely.
There are several components that divide grandfather clocks onto its category.