The chime is in working order but if left on the chime goes off continuously. It has a silencing switch, so it is set to silent.It has a stunning oak body in an arched shape. The oak has a pale honey coloured finish, with a soft grain. There is a very mild patina, which it has acquired through time. The face is a circular, silvered chapter ring with brass coloured numbers and hands. The clock is marked: SMITHS and MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN underneath the number six. There are three winding holes, meaning the clock will chime every quarter of an hour.
To the left of the number nine, there is a silencing switch for the chime. The face has a brass framed, convex glass casing, which is intact and is in excellent condition. The clock stands on two wedged, wooden feet.
To the back of the clock is a door to the mechanism chamber. The door is intact and in excellent condition. The mechanism has been very well maintained. There are five chime bars, which produce a Westminster chime.
The mechanism is marked: SMITHS MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN. This clock comes complete with it's key and pendulum. If you have any questions please let me know. Please take some time to look at some of our other items.The item "Vintage 1950's Smiths 8 Day Oak Mantel Clock Westminster Chime (Key Pendulum)" is in sale since Tuesday, July 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Mantel/Carriage Clocks\Post-1900". The seller is "ninexartandantiques" and is located in Nottingham. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.