Dark brown, round-faced phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) clock. France, 1930s.
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Supported by two wave-shaped legs, with chrome steel waved decorative sheet applied to either side. Art Deco design. Front has two sets of numbers in face, smaller face for alarm. Face printed with outlined black characters on white ground. Brass external raised trim.Trade mark printed in red below centre of face: SMO enclose within a circle below a cockerel's head, facing left. At base of face are printed MADE IN FRANCE and SOCIETE MERIDIONALE D'INDUSTRIE-MARSEILLE . Back stamped with trade mark SMI in circle. France, 1930s.