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Phinney-Walker 30 Hour Car Clock

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Posted 2 years ago

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This is a Phinney-Walker car clock.
It has a bake-a-lite type hour face.
It is wound by pulling the string at the bottom of the clock.
Time is set from the back.
There is a metal ring with a arm attached to mount it on a dash or maybe the frame above the window.
I had a rearview mirror with a clock built into it that also was wound by a pull string. But once again, I took it to a clock shop to be repaired (the string would not retract), and it was somehow lost the shop. it's been about 5 years since I last seen it. Shop has since been closed and the owner will not return or even answer my calls anymore. Enough of my misfortunes.
Thanks for looking at this neat little car clock,
Dave

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    I think this is really nice! I love the face, the bakelite surround and the now faded numbers. When new it would have looked different, I suppose. But now, the plain black face looks really modern. But it must be from the thirties or is it earlier. But it has the look of a Movado or the Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen! Extraordinary! I love the winder too!
  2. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the comment vetraio50. I would agree it is probably around the 30's.
    Thanks for the appreciation BELLIN68, mrmajestic1, vetraio50, & Bruce99.
    Dave
  3. timeless5 timeless5, 2 years ago
    Nice piece pw.
  4. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the appreciation thisoldwatch, timeless5 & AR8Jason.
    Dave
  5. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    Thanks scandinavian_pieces & lannd for the appreciation.
    Dave
  6. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    Thanks kerry10456 for the appreciation.
    Dave
  7. pw-collector pw-collector, 1 year ago
    Thanks mustangtony for the appreciation.
    Dave
  8. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 months ago
    Thanks aghcollect, pops52 & bratjdd for the appreciation.
    Dave

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