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DSCN6756Military issue Smiths Astral ships bulk head clock, circa 1960


For sale is this good Military issue Smiths Astral ships bulk head clock, circa 1960. Excellent original and unrestored signed dial and original long and short hand set and deep red centre seconds sweep hand. Very thick bevelled marine front glass. Full brass case with stores numbers to the back plate. The dial is of the more unusual style, the hour on the smaller inner circle and the minutes on the large outer circle. The case has a couple of in service related small dents on the hinge side, but you have to look for them, and they may press out, all part of the clocks service history.  The movement is the fine Smiths Astral with platform escapement. The Smiths Astral movement can be found though out all the Military Services in various forms and it is the Astral that replaced the famous Elliott fusee movements.  Size, dial diameter is 8 inches, front bezel 8.75 inches, back plate 27cm and its 4inches deep.  Price  £275.00

Oliver Sargent Antiques,
Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1QU
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