SMITHS bakelite cased 8 day wall clock with 9 inch dial, 1950

The design of this clock dates to the mid-1940s. It was once a familiar sight in schools, hospitals, factories, stations and offices across the UK and Commonwealth.

This is quite an early example, dated December 1950, in exceptional original condition. The dial is aluminium (steel was in short supply after the war), which accounts for its excellent state of preservation.

The clock is powered by the well proven Smiths 8 day 2 inch movement with platform escapement and will run for over a week on a full wind.

The clock has been fully disassembled, cleaned, serviced and polished as appropriate. It is supplied in outstanding overall condition and full working order with instructions on setting up and regulating plus guidance on aftercare.

Dial diameter 9 inches (230mm); overall diameter 280mm; depth 78mm. Weight 1.4kg

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