Vintage Hungarian Chess Clock

Lot #261. Vintage Hungarian Chess Clock

Vintage Hungarian Chess Clock.

This offering features a Vintage Hungarian Chess Clock with timing mechanisms mounted within a blond wooden housing housing. This mechanical analog clock features  wind-up mechanisms which can be independently stopped by pushing a lever on the side of the clock. The dial has the words “MOM” and “Made in Hungary” printed on its face. Both the movements are in good working order. The housing is in excellent condition with no damage.

These Hungarian-made chess clocks date from around 1950, These Timers were used in many clubs and could be found in use at tournaments of all levels throughout the Soviet Union and satellite countries in the early to mid 1900s.

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