Desk clock with perpectual calendar

Front view of a calendar showing the clock face and date. Side view of a calendar showing the metal stand. Rear view of a calendar showing the metal back panel. Rear view of a calendar showing the metal back panel. Front view of a calendar showing the imitation horn panel.
Front view of a calendar showing the clock face and date. Side view of a calendar showing the metal stand. Rear view of a calendar showing the metal back panel. Rear view of a calendar showing the metal back panel. Front view of a calendar showing the imitation horn panel.

Description

A mechanical desk clock, circa 1930s, with a rectangular frame, circular clock face and windows showing the date and month. The front panel is made of thermoformed cellulose nitrate or cellulose acetate and has an impressed pattern made to resemble horn. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Inscriptions

"MODELE DEPOSE AN PARIS MADE IN FRANCE"

Object number

PHSL : 369

Date

1930 - 1939 (circa)

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Dimensions
Width
96mm
Height
137mm

Colour