Betjmann’s Wheel Bell
A Victorian house bell in the form of a brass ships helm
upon an oak base, signed Betjemann’s Patent, London 376. By turning the
wheel, a bell hidden in the base rings and is dampened by an ivory button when pressed.
Betjemann made Innovative cabinets and boxes that featured their own Betjemann patent mechanisms. The company was located in London and ran from the mid 19th century through to the late 1930s. They created high quality jewellery boxes with elaborate opening mechanisms, Tantalus and high end dressing tables.
Dimensions 6” x 6” x 9” tall
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