Tissot Round 8 Day Desk Clock with Date
Swiss 1960 - WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!!
An original Tissot gilt brass 8- day desk clock with date, made in Switzerland in 1960. The dial is signed: “Tissot Visodate, 8, Birks, Swiss”. The clock has gilt 8-day lever movement. The clock is raised on a stepped brass base for stability. Diameter: 110mm. Weight: 715 g.
Birks Group (formerly Birks & Mayors) is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of jewellery, timepieces, silverware and gifts, with stores and manufacturing facilities located in Canada and the United States. The Group was created in November 2005 through the merger of Henry Birks and Sons Ltd. (Canada) and Mayors Jewellers Inc. (United States). The company is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, with American corporate offices located in Tamarac, Florida.
The Birks Group sold the Mayors chain (founded in 1910 in Ohio) to Aurum in 2017. As part of the agreement between Birks and Aurum, the Birks Brand collections of fine jewellery will continue to be offered in 16 locations in the U.S. through the Mayors network. This transaction allowed the company to develop internationally, starting with the UK in October 2017. A month after it launched in the UK, Birks made headlines when Meghan Markle wore a pair of 18K yellow gold and opal earrings for her official engagement announcement to Prince Harry. This publicity increased the demand for the brand on digital stores and some inventories sold out. Meghan Markle supposedly holds Birks among her favourite jewellery brands, bought at least seven Birks pieces for approximately $20,000.