4. No.1160,1165 Tambour Clock
These clocks are known as the Tambour design, the name being taken from term "Tambour" in architecture, whitch was given an inverted bell of the Corinthian capital around which is carved the acanthus leaves decorating it.
The Tambour clock is particularly designed to harmonize with a long mantelpiece. Being low for its width it presents a more pleasing appearance on same mantels than other types of clocks which are rather high in proportion.
The case of the clock illustrated is of the best selected mahogany, hand caved and rubbed by hand to a fine finish.
The mouldings are correct in the architectural details.
Clock No. 1160 is 8" high, 17" wide and 4 1/2" deep.
Clock No. 1165 is 9 1/4" high, 18 7/8" wide and 5" deep.
The standard of accuracy, which has made Waltham preeminent in the manufacture of fine watches, is your assurance that the Waltham clock you purchace will give perfect satisfaction as a precise, dependable timekeeper.
Waltham Clocks No.1160 and No.1165 have mahogany cases that are hand carved and rubbed to a fine finish.
THe dials are either silver or enamel with Roman or Arabic figures.
These clocks run 8 days and strike the hour and half-hours on deep-tone Cathedral gongs.
The movement is spring driven, lever escapement with 11 jewels and compensating balance.
The pinions are cut from tool steel, hardened, tempered and highly polished.
The standard of accuracy, which has made Waltham preeminent in the manufacture of fine watches, is your assurance that the Waltham clock you purchase will give perfect satisfaction as a precise, dependable timekeeper.
Waltham clocks are made in various styles, some one of which is happily adapted to your own individual requirement. Complete catalogues can be had by addressing the Waltham Watch Company, Waltham, Mass.