252: English Walnut Wall Hanging Advertising Clock
Description

Original 8 in. painted metal dial with advertising for "Fitu Corsets", has black Roman hour numerals, spade hands, pierced brass 8 day spring driven time only movement signed "Manuf'd by the British United Clock Co., Birmingham, England" with long pendulum rod and brass covered bob. The walnut wall hanging case has an architectural top with turned finials; the long throat has an original reverse black painted advertising glass with gold and silver leaf and reads "Wear The World Renowned Fitu Corsets, Trade Mark, Forest & Son, Glasgow". Condition: Enhanced original finish, dial has some paint flaking, tablet is original with inpainting in the red flag, 1 molding on the upper right is replaced and has some chipping to the molding at the lower bracket and lower right side molding of the case. 39 in. high x 13 in. wide x 5 in. deep. Weight: 11.5 lbs.

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