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1947 Joe Palooka wristwatch by New Haven

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Joe Palooka was an American comic strip about a heavyweight boxing champion, created by cartoonist Ham Fisher in 1921. The strip debuted in 1930 and was carried at its peak by 900 newspapers.

Palooka exemplified the upright sports hero in an age that embraced decent moral character. In 1948, Joe Palooka was ranked one of the five most popular strips.

This is the only Joe Palooka watch ever made. In addition to the name Joe Palooka, it has the Copyright Ham Fisher 1947 written on the dial.

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  1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Nice watch George, I know where you got this one, :-) They have several nice pieces for sale most of the time. Pretty good people also.
  2. geo26e geo26e, 2 years ago
    Cheers Kerry!
  3. geo26e geo26e, 2 years ago
    Thank you mustangtony for the appreciation.
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    Thank you AR8jason for the appreciation.
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    Thanks Dave & ttomtucker for the appreciation.
  6. geo26e geo26e, 2 years ago
    Thank you pops52 & BELLIN68 for hitting the 'Love'.
  7. Yessong, 2 years ago
    I had one just like this that I inherited from my father - unfortunately it was stolen back in the 1980's:(. Good to see it again
  8. steller steller, 2 years ago
    Never seen one of these, very neat.
  9. geo26e geo26e, 9 months ago
    Thank you Mani , Michael, ttom, snoopy, steller and Sean! Much grateful for the support!
  10. geo26e geo26e, 9 months ago
    Thanks moonstone for stopping over and the appreciation! Big Cheers!
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    Thank you Roy for visiting & the appreciation!
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    Thanks toenail2 for stopping over and the appreciation!
  13. geo26e geo26e, 5 months ago
    Thanks shanmu! :-)
  14. geo26e geo26e, 3 months ago
    Thanks agh! :-)

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