Pocket Watch Wall Clock
This wall clock Pocket Watch is made of several layers of wood, painted high quality acrylic paint. The front elements of the clock are decorated with detailed and intricate engraving. Stainless steel elements are used in the construction of this clock model.
Natural rustic colors of this unique handcrafted wooden wall clock will make a perfect match for any modern space that pretends to be a vintage one.
While making the design of a new clock we were inspired by
A pocketwatch is a watch that is made to be carried in a pocket, as opposed to a wristwatch, which is strapped to the wrist.
They were the most common type of watch from their development in the 16th century until wristwatches became popular after World War I during which a transitional design, trench watches, were used by the military. Pocket watches generally have an attached chain to allow them to be secured to a waistcoat, lapel, or belt loop, and to prevent them from being dropped. Watches were also mounted on a short leather strap or fob, when a long chain would have been cumbersome or likely to catch on things.
An early reference to the pocket watch is in a letter in November 1462 from the Italian clockmaker Bartholomew Manfredi to the Marchese di Mantova Federico Gonzaga, where he offers him a "pocket clock" better than that belonging to the Duke of Modena. By the end of the 15th century, spring-driven clocks appeared in Italy, and in Germany. Peter Henlein, a master locksmith of Nuremberg, was regularly manufacturing pocket watches by 1524. Thereafter, pocket watch manufacture spread throughout the rest of Europe as the 16th century progressed. Early watches only had an hour hand, the minute hand appearing in the late 17th century. The first American pocket watches with machine made parts were manufactured by Henry Pitkin with his brother in the later 1830s.
This model has an extra minor clock face with a separate second hand.
Upon request the clock can be personalized with a text engraving, which will neatly supplement the look of the clock face.
Clock size 45x33 cm / 17x12 in
*AA batteries are not included
**the clock hands can slightly differ from those you see on the pictures