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and Tortoise Shell Swiss Mini Carriage Clock - Details:
mini silver and tortoise shell carriage clock with
the case made in England and the 8 day movement made
The hand inlaid silver decorations on all sides of
the case are of the very highest quality and the overall
original condition is excellent.
Based on the hall marks, the case was made by Mappin
& Webb in Birmingham around 1910.
They were London silversmiths that had offices in
many cities. Someone hand carved the 1mm thick tortoise
shell and then inlaid the silver. The inlay work is
fantastic. A very well made unique little clock.
Height 3" to top of handle.
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