This is a vintage Art Deco travel clock. A Franco-Swiss leather bound timepiece with eight day movement by the renowned Jaeger LeCoultre for Asprey of London, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930.
Appealing luxury clock presented as a repair project
Displays a desirable aged patina
Rich caramel leather with wonderful colouration
Polished white metal case shines with no tarnishing
Folding case ideal for travelling — rotating front cover forms a support stand
Eye-catching diamond pattern leather
Inset hinge stamped with 'Made In France, Patent Applied For'
Rear of case engraved with the serial number 9521-56 H
Bright Art Deco face in desirable original condition
Bold numerals finished in pastel lemon on a cream ground, with delicate hands
Face bears the details of LeCoultre, Asprey, Eight Days and Swiss
Knurled winding crown to the top with a swivel window to rear revealing the movement
This is a beautiful vintage travel clock, with the benefit of Art Deco taste and the prestige of its LeCoultre movement and Asprey's of London concession. Sure to make a superb desk ornament, it also lends itself to a restoration by a horological specialist. Delivered polished and ready for the home.
Display Width: 6.5cm (2.5'')
Display Depth: 9.5cm (3.75'')
Display Height: 9.5cm (3.75'')
Closed Width: 10cm (4'')
Closed Depth: 2.5cm (1'')
Closed Height: 6.5cm (2.5'')