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Large Modernist 1930s Art Deco Bakelite and Glass ATO Clock

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One of the more rare Art Deco clocks is this wonderfully stylish and totally authentic 1930s Art Deco clock by ATO the French clock makers. This clock has a mixtures of materials, mainly bakelite and clear and silvered glass. Very iconic looking clock that couldn't be mistaken for any other era could it? So advanced in its design for its time. ATO, one of the most popular Art Deco clocks, this is a very collectable model. It has a glass dial with highly stylized numerals. All on a black Bakelite stepped base. If you would prefer a modern quartz movement installed so you can use a modern battery we can do this for you free of charge. Electro-magnetic mechanism 1.5V battery power Short bio below. ATO is short for Hatot (Leon Hatot) Léon Hatot born 22.04.1883 died 11.09.1953. He was a French clock maker and is famous for producing one of the first battery operated clocks in the 1920s. He patented the Classic form of pendulum which used a magnet and coils to impulse the pendulum. This is done by the current from the first coil switching a transistor which supplies a larger current to the second coil at the right moment. Lalique supplied some of the glass panels for some of his clocks. He used various materials to produce his clocks, marble, onyx, bakelite, wood and glass.

Details

  • Creator
    Léon Hatot (Clockmaker)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Some areas of the glass dial has been over painted, this is an historic restoration and not carried out by us.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 8.67 in. x W 8.67 in. x D 5.52 in.H 22 cm x W 22 cm x D 14 cm
  • Seller Location
    Devon, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU2447311640263
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