This clock with it's angular, 'deco' style looks very turn of the century.
It is worth noting that this size of carriage clock is extremely rare now and this one is very reasonably priced! Pounds 18 x 10 x 9cm A fine 'Grande Sonnerie' carriage clock in a gilt gorge case with a white enamel dial signed Asprey, London.
Lawson and Son are listed in the Watch and Clockmakers of the World Vol 2 as working from 1870.
Officers from the Met’s Flying Squad have since arrested six men in connection with the incident.
The majority of the stolen property has been recovered.
Only metal of the required standard will be marked.
It is a form of consumer protection, whose origin goes back almost 1000 years.
Witness Petra Remias, 25, who works in a shop opposite said: 'The men started banging on the window with a huge hammer - it made a horrible noise.