Travel clock in green case

Front view of a clock showing the case open to reveal the face. Side view of a clock showing the case cover open. Rear view of a clock showing the controls at the back. Side view of a clock showing the hinged case. Front view of a clock showing the case closed. Underside view of a clock showing the case closed. Top view of a clock showing the case closed.
Front view of a clock showing the case open to reveal the face. Side view of a clock showing the case cover open. Rear view of a clock showing the controls at the back. Side view of a clock showing the hinged case. Front view of a clock showing the case closed. Underside view of a clock showing the case closed. Top view of a clock showing the case closed.

Description

A small travel clock, in the Art Deco style, in a pale green case fabricated from compression moulded urea formaldehyde components. The face of the clock is revealed behind two opening doors which are hinged either side, and when open form a supporting stand. The clock itself has a cream coloured chapter ring with gold coloured roman numerals for the hour, set into the centre of which is a dark red clock face with the minutes indicated by gold coloured dots. The hands are gold coloured with green painted tips to match the colour of the case. The clock itself is made by Smiths. Circa 1920s - 1930s. Measurements given are with case closed.
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Inscriptions

printed: "SMITHS EMPIRE" (clock face)
moulded: "MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN" (back of clock)

Object number

AIBDC : 008514

Date

1920 - 1939 (circa)

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Material

Dimensions
Width
65mm
Height
65mm
Depth
25mm

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