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I'm wondering, does anyone make an hand wound anniversary clock with some of the complications that you would expect to see on a complicated wristwatch, like Day, Date, Month, and Moon Phase? I know that most of them have chimes, but what about the other stuff?
 

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Usually an "anniversary clock" is one that is wound on an anniversary or
every 400 days. There is not a lot of energy stored in the main spring.
The movement must be efficient to keep time for one wind per year.
So, I would expect no second hand, no day, no date, and no chimes.
A moon phase should not add much extra drag. You may find a moon
phase movement in a 400-day clock.

Of course if you add a battery, much more is achievable.


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rationaltime
 

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I can think of one. The 1950's Kaiser Universe clock had a rotating moon at the top. The unique design featured a rotary pendulum decorated as earth and a dial decorated with zodiac signs. Yes the low power really limits the number of things that can be driven. Reminds me that I really need to get mine running...
Here's a discussion with pictures from the NAWCC.
https://mb.nawcc.org/threads/kaiser-universe-400-day-torsion-clock.151611/
 
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