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Is this a German box clock? It certainly appears to be a typical time and strike German box clock with the addition of finials. I discovered it behind a bar at a resort in Varadero, Cuba before Covid19 scared us all into our homes.
I have two box clocks in my collection, one is this Mauthe clock from the 1930s but most box clocks I have seen are relatively plain-looking and unadorned. Finding one with finials is a bit unusual.
It might have been made by a number of German companies, Mauthe, Kienzle, Gustav Becker, or HAC but definitely German. I cannot see any markings on the dial or anywhere that might tell me what it might be. But those finials. Were they added later on? Who knows.
I am always on the lookout for interesting clocks during my travels and hopefully, in the months to come, my wife and I can resume our travelling once the current world health crisis subsides.
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While living in Germany, several years ago I visited a wonderful clock shop in the Black Forest. I’m sure you would have loved those clocks.
Wishing you and your loved ones the best and good health during these unusual, difficult times xo
When the dust settles and we are free to move around, the Black Forest region of Germany is certainly on my list. Thanks for the kind thoughts.
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