Turtle Table Bell. Novelty German Tortoise Shell Hotel Counter Desk Bell.

Stock Number: TDB2556


This antique novelty table bell which is in the form of a tortoise or turtle dates from the early 20th century, is in very good original condition and has a charming character about him with gold paint highlights.

This highly sought after bell works by pressing either the head or the tail of the tortoise to make the bell ring.

The underside of the tortoise has a clockwork wind up mechanism, is marked Germany and also has the Germany patent mark.

A charming table or counter bell that looks fantastic on display and would look great in the home on a desk or table. Ideal for use in a hotel, shop, bar or as a prop.

Material: Metal.

Date: Early 20th century.

Dimensions: Length: 14.5 cm (5 3/4"). Width: 8 cm (3 1/4"). Height: 5 cm (1 3/4").

Weight: 392 g.

Condition: Excellent antique original condition with only light signs of use in keeping with age. No breaks or damage. Some small chips to paint. Bell rings well and winds up as it should. Please see pictures.

Please note that only the bell is included and any other items in the pictures are for display only.

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