Matthew Norman Diaphane 50.3562/111 Table Clock – Satin
The Matthew Norman Diaphane 50.3562/111 Table Clock is an example from the Diaphane collection with its pure mechanical beauty. This small 8-days mechanical clock offers a purified design augmented with the aesthetics of moving cog wheels that provide a visual treat.
Swiss made, mechanical in-house movement, with 8 days power reserve and 18 jewells. Palladium-plated brass plated with high quality satin finish.
Hour, Minute and Manual winding
Black wooden base with Mineral glass dome
148mm x Diameter. 120mm
The rear images of this clock show the horizontal posts, which align the vertical plates of the mechanism, secured by pins. Mathew Norman have revised their design by replacing these pins with screws, which are perfectly finished polished and locked into the pillars.
This change was carried out to improve the parallelism and alignment of the two plates; eliminate the risk of pins scratching the back plates and improve the aesthetics of decoration, when applied to the plates.
Free delivery to any UK address. Delivery time is usually seven to ten working days – directly from the Swiss manufactuer. if there is likely to be a delay due to production issues Clocks & Chimes will contact you by email.
Matthew Norman is a brand of much symbolism. Established in the 19th century, the Maison perpetuates a tradition of carriage clocks. Legend has it that Napoleon I exasperated by the tardiness of his officers, which almost caused him to lose a battle made the use of a carriage clock obligatory in the army. Indeed, the surge in popularity of these travel clocks dates from the 19th century. While the world has changed considerably since those times, Matthew Normans expertise is the fruit of more than 100 years of research and innovation, the result of a continual quest for perfection in which design plays a major role.
Switzerland has always been a vehicle for this highly technological form of craftsmanship, and its expertise is incontrovertible. At Matthew Norman, the only Swiss Manufacture of mechanical clocks, the teams work together to create models that follow a guiding principle of creativity and renewal. All the production stages take place on site, ensuring continuity and monitoring throughout the production, finishing, assembly and inspection of the most delicate pieces.
Matthew Norman clocks symbolize the marriage of ancient and modern, brought together in a small object hailing from another era and constantly revisited by guest designers invited to reinvent it. Thanks to the technical innovations that serve their design, Helix and Garden of Eden will enchant admirers of beautiful pieces, horology enthusiasts and fans of technical accomplishments.
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