Sterling Silver Travelling Clock/Compass - Antique Victorian

GBP 4,345.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian English sterling silver travelling clock/compass; an addition to our silver timepiece collection

This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver travelling clock has a plain rectangular form.

The surface of this impressive, large antique travelling clock is embellished with engine turned decoration overlaid with the original bevelled blue glass panels, framed with plain broad sterling silver borders.

The upper plateau of the clock is fitted with a compass with a plain white enamel dial.

The compass is embellished with cardinal and intermediate marks forming a sixteen point compass rose, encircled with a chapter ring of degree marks around the outer edge.

The compass is secured with a plain domed silver plated bevel.

The upper portion of the travelling clock is fitted with a hinged angular carrying handle.

The white enamel dial of the clock is ornamented with Arabic hour numerals, encircled with a plain chapter ring with minute markers and fitted with scrolling gilt metal hands.

The face of this timepiece is visible through a circular glass ‘window’ with a plain applied silver border.

The hallmarked hinged door opens to reveal the original French eight-day movement.

The clock movement is fitted with an incorporated hinged winding key, featuring a shaped handle with lobed fingerpieces.

The door has a rounded thumbpiece to facilitate opening.

Dimensions
Height 8.8cm/3.5″
Height to top of handle 11.5cm/4.5″
Width 6.7cm/2.6″
Depth 5.9cm/2.3″

Object History

Maker: Henry Stuart Brown
Date: 1897
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING

FREE OF CHARGE to all customers – including national and international deliveries.

Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

Object Condition

This antique travelling clock is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The enamel dials and glass panels are in perfect condition

The movement has been professionally overhauled and is supplied with a twelve month guarantee.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are all very clear.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
10 - 5
Tuesday
10 - 5
Wednesday
10 - 5
Thursday
10 - 5
Friday
10 - 5
Saturday
10 - 5
Sunday
Closed

Dealer Contact

Telephone
+44 (0)191 240 2645
Mobile
+44 (0)7836 286218
Web
Email

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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