Smith’s Vintage Art Deco Mantel Clock
On offer here is the Smith’s 30 hour vintage mantel clock. The Smith’s clock were famous back in the day due to its quality products. The Smiths Company which was known as S. Smith and Sons Ltd. dealt with motor accessories mainly, but in 1931 they entered the domestic clock market and formulated the Smiths English Clocks Ltd. The company made its name in the industry mainly because it was one of the first companies to introduce synchronous electric clocks towards the end of 1931. These were sold under the subsidiary company name ‘Synchronous Electric Clocks Ltd.’ They expanded their business to adopt another English Clock and Watch Manufacturers Ltd and hence acquired the well-known brand names ‘Astral and Empire’.
The vintage mantel piece on offer here is the 30-hour vintage wind up mantel clock made of dark brown oak wood and chrome face with white clock dial and Arabic numerals. It has a curvy wooden shape with leafy pattern at the base and can be approximately dated to 1950s. The clock is in an overall good condition with the exception of a few scratches on the body owing to its age. Such a clock when placed on a mantel piece, a side table or a showcase, can impart a very classy vintage look to your interior.
• Made in Great Britain
• Condition (In our opinion): 7.5/10
• Item Code: CLK 003