Description

    Swiss Gold Travel Clock, circa 1920

    Case: 40 mm x 32 mm x 7 mm closed; 18k yellow gold Art Deco design in the form of a book having a case with hinged, spring loaded panels opening to reveal a travel clock with open dimensions of 40 mm x 32 mm x 28 mm; no. 232, Swiss hallmarks
    Dial: silvered with Arabic numerals, luminous "Skeleton" hands, signed Lacloche Freres
    Movement: 20 mm, nickel, 15 jewels, 3 adjustments, no. 86940, patented, Swiss made, signed Tavannes Watch Co.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Art Deco Travel Clock
    Signed: Swiss / Lacloche Freres / Tavannes
    Model: unknown
    Dial: silvered with illuminescent Arabic numerals; signed Lacloche Freres
    Hands: luminous "Skeleton" hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 52.60 grams
    Case #: no. 828495 232
    Watch Movement: nickel, patented, Swiss made, 86940, 15 jewels, 3 adjustments; signed Tavannes Watch Co.
    Length: 1-1/2 inches
    Width: 1-1/4 inches
    Height: 1 inch
    Thickness: 1/4 inch
    Band: none
    Circa: 1920
    Condition: Case is in very good condition. No dents, personalization or monogramming.
    Stones: none
    Notes: Watch stops and starts. Does not keep time properly. Book form case is thick, heavy 18k. Actual clock caseback is thin 18k


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    December, 2007
    3rd Monday
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