Lunarium

"This is a lunarium clock made by E.W. Willard, which won the first prize in the Crafts contest at the 1995 National at Richmond. It show the motions of the earth around the sun, the moon around the earth, and the movements of Mercury and Venus. More than six months in the making , the clock has 50 wheels with more than 2200 teeth, 11 pinions, with 145 leaves, as well as a complicated supporting structure. Mr. Willard made all parts except for the driving motor and two bevel gears. Total time to make: approximately 1100 hours."

The picture and description appeared in the June 1996 issue of the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors.