1940's French Industrial Clock Face

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Since the 1830's, Horloges Huchez has been the French specialist for making Architectural Clocks for factories, hotels, churches, railroad stations, etc. Dating to the 1940's, this clock was located in a factory near Avignon in Provence. The back frame and hands are made of black iron. The face is plastic with roman numerals. This 4 foot Clock Face is decorative; however, a mechanism can be installed on the back side for it to be operative.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Metal
    Plastic
  • Condition
    Clock has no mechanism. Few age marks on face, small crack in plastic around the edge. Letter Z and part of H are missing in HUCHEZ. This clock is decorative but it is possible that a quartz or electric mechanism can be installed to make it run.
  • Diameter
    47.25"
  • Dealer Location
    Austin, TX
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U1105238690388
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