Sterling Silver Travelling Clock/Compass - Antique Victorian. 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. 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. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique silverware.
Height to top of handle 11.5cm/4.5. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. All orders placed before 2pm GMT are dispatched the same day. Company Name: AC Silver Unlimited.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.