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Rare 1930's French Advertising Wall Clock

S/N:CLO005

First quarter 20th Century

  • £295.00
  • €350 Euro
  • $356 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Here is a charming French advertising clock that would have adorned the walls of many bars and bistros throughout France from the 1920's onwards. They were given to outlets that stocked St Raphael tonic water. The brand gave away a number of items like ashtrays and glasses for example, but clocks were the most prestigious gift they gave. They had mechanical movements, which sadly after nearly 100 years are unserviceable and we have managed to keep the original distinctive hands and fit them to a modern quartz movement for perfect timing. I have been a collector of French tin clocks for many years and this particular one has become very rare.

Size: 48cm Dia x 7cm Deep

Period: 

First quarter 20th Century

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Roger Lascelles has spent the past 35 years building a collection of vintage and antique clocks that is second to none.

He maintains a collection of over 500 clocks, ranging from antique longcase clocks to large external turret clock dials, from Bakelite mantel clocks to charming old French Bistro clocks.

Roger frequents antique markets and auction houses at home and abroad. With the help of a small team of skilled craftsmen, he enjoys restoring and reviving clocks that have seen better days to give them back their original charm and character.

He welcomes visitors by appointment to his 4,500 sq ft showroom and workshop in Wandsworth, South West London.

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