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The hero of our story is an anonymous watchmaker in Regency London. Trying to combine a travel clock that needs to be small while easy to read… The époque was candle light … little would he know that his spherical desk watch would be a highly collectable treasure. In times of need the lenses doubled to read maps and light the safari-cooking fire.
This clock with magnifying glass on two sides sits nicely at a slant when set on a table, making the clock face easier to see. The metal seems to be solid brass and along with the thick glass gives a solid "well made" feel. From a distance, it presents a handsome piece in your decor. On closer examination, the interior works of the clock is a standard, unimpressive battery driven watch mechanism encased in plastic. The compass rose under the glass in back turns out to be made of light card stock, not the engraved metal or fine linen paper the price would suggest. I assume the clock face is the same. The early clue to this low-ball construction is that the maker is Aero Postale, producer of of cheap retro knock-offs often seen on the wrists of teenagers. Cute but not high end.
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