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Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key
Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key

Fine Antique English Sterling Silver Tortoise Shell 1890 Travel Desk Clock, Swiss Movement is Working, w Key

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The original key still with it, the Swiss watch or clock movement mechanism still running smoothly, and the case is to die for! A Sheffield sterling silver mark and date mark for 1890, and maker name, SWG&Co, all punched into the silver. Second hand included, enamel face/dial is fine and it's in a beautifully beveled and raised face placement within the mount, an easel-backed wooden case. I've shown it from all angles of view. Again, it is working just fine and exceptionally nice - my favorite from my old collections over decades of antique buying. A travel or desk clock, the key winds and sets, and there is an adjustment on back if slightly fast or slow. I do not know if it's a 1 day or an 8-day movement, sorry. I've never wound it fully and let it go as long as it would. Measurements noted on photos.

Very good to excellent condition for age and type. Hallmarks on the silver, as noted above, Key fits perfectly, is original. Silver could use a q-tip polish. There are a few tiny and very surface nibbles to shell face, about the 2 o'clock position on the oval face. Rich elegant cognac to chocolate coloration. Easel stand and beautiful old wood case is excellent. 

IMPORTANT NOTE regarding antique tortoise shell or ivory: We are great supporters of protection for endangered species in our modern world. We never buy or sell anything 100 years or newer; we donate to anti-poaching organizations; we don't hunt; we conserve in ways that impact global warming (we're totally solar at home), knowing those measures also protect the animals in the wild today. We also recognize the vast cultural history we preserve with our care and reverence for these antique objects, and agree with CITES that objects over 100 years of age have nothing whatsoever to do with species depletion in our current world. 

Our offering exceeds the age limitation of "more than 100 years of age", and is well within the exemption for CITES regulation. If imported, met the CITES regulation. This item will be handled and shipped from our Utah business, and is not available for shipment internationally, nor within the USA to California, NY, Nevada, Hawaii, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington if it contains ivory, sorry. Please see our small print for more details.