Item - Vintage Kitchen Egg Timer in the form a Regency/Baroque Style Fish/Dolphin, Circa 1950s.
Maker - Not marked but most likely Giltoy of Progress Works, 39/41 Aston Road North, Birmingham, England.
Marks - Non Found
Circa - 1950s
Construction - Gilt Plate on Cast Base Metal
Country of Origin - England
Dimensions - 4.25" in height (base 2.25" in diameter)
Weight - 790 gram
Condition - Excellent Used Condition and fully working (please see photos)
Other Interesting Points - This rather unusual egg timer has a certrain Baroque/Regency Charm but it is most likely a 1950s creation by Giltoy of Birmingham as they registered this design in the 1950s taking an influence from a much earlier 18th Century Baroque Style... mainly seen in Candlestick form.
Giltoy were a Pressure die casting company based at Progress Works, 39/41, Aston Road North, Birmingham, Circa 1950/60s. The manufactured many items including Motor Car and Motorcycle Cycle & Bicycle Parts, Toys (Gilco Die Cast Signs), Fancy Goods, Household Items including Table Lamps, Candlesticks, Hearth Furniture, etc...
(Please see all Photos).
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