Vintage France Hermes Paris C. H. Depose Art Deco Brass Leather Alarm Desk Clock
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Vintage France Hermes Paris C. H. Depose Art Deco Brass Leather Alarm Desk Clock:
Vintage HERMES PARIS France, easel back, brass alarm(?) clock with leather face. Brown leather face has impressed silver lettering: "HERMES PARIS". Indent stamped on back side of easel: "FRANCE 3 ADJUSTMENTS(stamped underneath the word FRANCE) 583.3 C.H. DEPOSE(in oval)". Indent stamped on top, middle of frame: "W.G.L.". Seller not a collector, or knowledgeable on this subject. Measures 7 5/8" X 5 1/2" X 1/2" thick.Heavy for its size, weighing 3lbs. 3ozs. Gold tone brass metal with silver tone numbers and hands. The back side has areas of silver tone finish.Easel is pin hinged. One tiny screw is missing on back panel (bottom, middle one). On the back, the round part is indent stamped "R" & "A" (near a rectangular hole). Thick glass on face with 1/8" beveling. There is a small chip on the lower left corner of glass.It is dirty and dusty looking under the glass, most concentrated on the outter edges. There is no key, but it does wind up. Themetal knob, which turns the hands does work, but looks slightly tilted. The hands move smoothly. It has been ticking and keeping good time for a day now. This is a used vintage item, needing a key, and to be cleaned. 12 photos to view. If you have any questions, or need furhter information, please contact me.