Art Deco Travel Clock
Steel case covered with fine brown leather, hinged to provide support and act as a cover when travelling.
Chrome cased timepiece with black dial, luminous Arabic numerals and original hands.
The dial signed ‘Goldsmiths and Silversmiths, London, Eight Days’.
Eight day Swiss movement with central winder. C.1930
The ‘Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd’, 112 Regent Street, London held the Royal appointment to King Edward VII and began trading in 1880 then known as the ‘Manufacturing Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Ltd’ and was established by ‘William Gibson’ and John Langman. In 1889 they acquired ‘Mappin Brothers’quickly followed in 1893 with the Goldsmiths alliance and at a later date took over Garrards and adopted that name and are still trading at the same address, 112 Regent St, London.