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Mid-Century Style Gilt Metal Desk Clock, retailed by Gübelin, Lucerne, Switzerland, ca. 1950

Mid-Century Style Gilt Metal Desk Clock, retailed by Gübelin, Lucerne, Switzerland, ca. 1950

Product Description:

Mid-Century style gilt metal desk clock, retailed by Gübelin, Lucerne, Switzerland, ca. 1940-1950

Case: Square gilt metal desk clock case with five rows of round gilt metal rings at the corners and acting as feet for the timepiece. The sides and top of the case are embellished with truncated pyramidal outcroppings.

Dial: Square gilt dial plate with Roman and baton hours placed on a set of five golden circular and three dimensional railroad track chapter ring. Dial is marked "Gübelin" above and "30 days" below. The black steel hands are related to the 'Oblique Cubist' form used on Art Deco wristwatches.

Movement: Thirty hour spring powered, unadjusted, fifteen (15) jewel timepiece movement with platform escapement. The movement made by the National Watch Company, a division of Chs. Schmid and Company (watchmakers) of Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland.Undo

Dimensions:

Height 7.25 in. x Width 7.25

Weight 11 lbs. (approx.)

Condition:

Tarnished, wear to the back of the case near the winding handle, minor surface abrasions, otherwise appears fine. Does not keep time well. Note that Lofty does not guarantee the working condition of clocks. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.

Provenance:

Private collection

Questions:

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SKU: 01tj000000332YeAAI

 
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Mid-Century Style Gilt Metal Desk Clock, retailed by Gübelin, Lucerne, Switzerland, ca. 1950

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