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This is the trademark of the Tomoe Company of Japan. Trademark is confirmed on the Mikrolisk website but no date of registration. The Japanese clock manufacturers had a field day copying American movement outlines and successfully ousting American involvement in the Japanese market. This interesting discussion was found in a 1912 document regarding domestic and foreign clock manufacturers:
In reality the clock industry was tough, vicious, dog-eat-dog, and simply brutal for many involved. But we got many nice timepieces out of all this.