Alarm clock, Art Deco SMI, bakelite, made in France, (1950-1960).

$75.00

French bedhead alarm clock, in bakelite, of ART DECO style, manufactured by SMI from 1950 to 1960. Functional it’s in perfect condition. This clock is rare and difficult to find. Beautiful object of decoration which brings a retro French touch in your environment.

Description

This mechanical clock, which must be raised every day, appeared on the French market by 1950 and was made in Marseille by the Society Meridional of Industrie until 1960. The color depended on fashions and followed the colors of bakelites used for tubes radios said « of bedhead ". Bought in France, at AMIENS. Size in cm: L: 22.5 x H: 11.5 x E: 6 cm. Size in inches; L: 9 x H: 4.5 x T: 3,5 inches.It works correctly and alarm. Of ivory color, its embellishers are of copper and gilt colors. In perfect condition. Appreciated by European collectors, this alarm clock is rare. It’s a beautiful object of decoration which brings a retro French touch in a room, a lounge or an office. NB : vintage clocks collectors look mainly for SMI, Bayard, JAZ, Japy and Blangy clocks.