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Smiths Bakelite mantel clock circa 1950s

S/N:VN091

United Kingdom

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This is a cute Bakelite mantel clock made by Smiths Clock and Watches Ltd.

The name gives us a rough idea of the date as they started using this name in 1955, although they introduced a new designed floating balance in 1956, and as this clock does not have that type of balance, we can assume it was built in 1955.

The brown Bakelite case is in very good condition, with no noticeable cracks or scratches, the dial is in perfect condition.

The movement has been thoroughly stripped, overhauled and serviced and is ready for another 50 years of service.

The clock strikes on the hour and half hour via a gong.

The clock comes with the original pendulum, but the key is a replacement.

Height - 18.5cm

Width - 21cm

Depth - 11cm

Dimensions: 

  • H: 18.5cm (7.28in)
  • W: 21cm (8.27in)
  • D: 11cm (4.33in)

Period: 

1950s

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VETERA NOVIS

By Appointment at The Barns At Pulborough
Wyvale Garden Centre
Stopham
West Sussex
RH20 1DS
United Kingdom

Tony and Lynne have been dealing in Antiques and upcycling home decor items since 2017.  Tony runs the repair shop, ensuring all items are ready for a new forever home, he can put his hand to all types of skills from French polishing to leaded lights; whilst Lynne is the design expert and seamstress, making soft furnishings and clothing.

They make a great team as Tony is colour blind where Lynne isn’t!  The shop gets its name from the Latin Vetera (old) and Novis (new), meaning we create new life from old things.

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