No doubt inspired by Ruth Ewan's French Revolutionary 10 hour clocks around Folkestone for 2011 Triennial

- here are a few, more soon...

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Ruth Ewan clock in Folkestone

ruth ewan clock in folkestone
French Revolutionary clock on the Leas Folkestone

I began to discover a new interest in old table clocks.

Here is a carefully chosen selection of vintage table clocks for sale in our shop:


1960's Angelo Mangiarotti table clock

1960's classic Selticon table clock by Angelo Mangiarotti

- a space age sculpture, c.24cms. tall



Richter West German 1960's clock Richter West German table clock

Richter 1960s West German table clock,


metal casing,

c.15cm. tall 13cms. diam.

fully working



Alessi cronotime table clock Alessi table clock 1960's

Alessi Cronotime table clock, 1988 first issue,sold


Smiths electric mantel clock simulated onyx Smiths electric mantel clock

Smiths 1950's electric mantel clock with simulated onyx surround

c.12" high, fully working



1960s Westclox Merlin electric clock,

designed by Robert Welch, and awarded 1964 Design Centre Award

(fully working)



dancing ballerina clock

fully working musical ballerina clock c.1950s



1970s nurse's watch sold

elegant 17 jewel lady's wristwatch sold

stylish c.1960s ladies Bulova/ Christian DIOR wristwatch, on slim leather strap,


Europa Travel clock (working)
Estiva Travel clock with date (working)

Europa Travel clock with alarm, (fully working and excellent condition)



I have collected a few images of past FLORAL CLOCKS that have been displayed on the Leas.

now just planting, no clock. As you can see it is a fine tradition. Folkestone has a strong military connection, so

in recent times the themes/sponsors seem to often relate to the services.

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Burma Star Association July 2020

and here is a famous Swiss floral clock in Geneva (which probably keeps perfect time!)



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