Art Deco French Bayard desk or bedside alarm clock


Art Deco small Contoured square face Alarm Clock “BAYARD”, France, Beige Face, Gilt surround and Beige enamel outer surfaces. All in original, excellent working condition, including the Alarm button in gilt at centre top; all with an external, soft aged patina, with a very small enamel loss to the rear edge behind the Alarm Stop button, from minor use over many decades. Checked, cleaned and timed, with no damage to report. The face is excellent with no deteriorating to mention, and has the “BAYARD” name below Noon position, and “MADE IN FRANCE” along either side of “6” at bottom. The Alarm Arabic numerals are Gilt with perfect luminous spots at outer edge and black enamel second Batons, with the Gilt hands, the Hour and minute hands have an luminous centre, while the Alarm indicator is narrow, all gilt.  The rear is also in Beige with all gilt brass usual controls as expected, with impressed indications, and also “Made in” over “France” to lower left. Supports are 2 “barrel” feet at front, with a central, divided leg at rear, tilting the face slightly upward. Dimensions approx..: 7.7cm dia.,  x 8.5cm high x 3.7cm deep. France. Circa 1940.


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