RAF MANTLE CLOCK BIG STYLEEE!

After seeing this clock in an auction site I took a wild stab at it and popped an absentee bid in.  Having never seen a large mantle clock close up I didn’t quite realise what a beast they are. Well I collected it today (don’t tell the misses sssssh) and boy was I shocked.  Standing some 18 inches tall it has an amazing presence.  Erroneously called the ‘sgts mess clock’  these large bracket clocks were made to a government design that had been in existence since the 19th century.  

This clock, dated 1939 and produced by SM&Co has seen better days yet is still running and in original un fettered with condition. A light rub with a duster and some polish helped bring it back to life. Inside the rear door is an original stores sticker. 

   
    
    
   

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