Similar items over time

Musical Clock - Didisheim-Goldschmidt Fils & Co, Switzerland, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: ST 019991

Musical clock mounted as a drum, made by Didisheim-Goldschmidt Fils & Co, Switzerland, circa 1930.
Clock movement is contained in a hemisphere which resembles a globe on a stand with three crossed legs.

Enamelled dial with Arabic numerals & and miniature painting.

Base of one leg winds the mechanism.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1936
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 9 cm (Height), 6.5 cm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: chiming musical clocks, tambour, tambourines, 55694, svelt trademark, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: switzerland
Inscriptions: Movement is marked 'La Timbale Enchantee' and 'Didishein-Goldschmidt Fils & Co, Swiss, Fab Suisse, Metal Dore'.
Maker: Didisheim-Goldschmidt Fils & Co, Switzerland, circa 1930


harriet Posted on 30 May 2013 6:21 AM
I have a clock similar to this one which does not seem to be musical. It is in non-working condition. I am wondering if you can give me an idea of the value? Thank you

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.


This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No