Dallas, TX

I collect Art Deco Clocks, mainly marble but have a few wooden and metal ones. I love the clean lines of the art deco period. I also collect Beir Stiens, and fine I collect Art Deco Clocks, mainly marble but have a few wooden and metal ones. I love the clean lines of the art deco period. I also collect Beir Stiens, and fine art sculpture and prints from the Art Deco period. I have a number of Asian pieces that I have collected over the years and add to every now and then. I love literature and first editions which I also collect. By profession I am a Technical Writer. (Read more)


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J B Hirsch Standing Deco Lady Clock, 1923 - Art Decoin Art Deco
1970s General Electric clock Model 8139-3 - Mid-Century Modernin Mid-Century Modern
J B Hirsch Pirate Bookend Oval Base 1925 - Booksin Books
1935 - 40 French Marble and Oynx Mantel Clock - Art Decoin Art Deco
Florn Art Deco Flamingo Desk Clock, 1935 - 40 Germany - Art Decoin Art Deco
1970s General Electric clock Model 8142-4 - Clocksin Clocks
General Electric Cyclometer Model #8127K 1970-75 - Mid-Century Modernin Mid-Century Modern
KEM Weber The Moderne in Southern California 1920-1941 - Booksin Books
"Design This Day" by Walter Dorwin Teague, 1940 - Booksin Books
Three Books by Paul T Frankl - Booksin Books


  1. Another note to my post, According to the Encyclopedia of Bronzes, Sculptors, and Foundries, Volume IV, these Pixies were part of J. B. Hirsch's Collection Francaise.
  2. These are manufactured by J B Hirsch in 1927 between the two World Wars. The faces were made of Ivorine (a synthetic Ivory), Ivorine loosens from the spelter over the years and falls off, which is p...
  3. I have the same set. I think they are Czech, check mine at: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/122835-mysterous-ofo-or-oof-pierrot-et-colo Mine have a weird mark on the bottom of OFO or OOF...
  4. The clock was manufactured by Whitehall - Hammond between 1928 - 31. The partnership broke up in 1931, Hammond continued making clocks until 1941 then he switched to manufacturing the organs that bea...
  5. These Perivale clocks were marketed under various names, this one was marketed under "Bentima " which helps to date it. They were also marketed under "Anvil" (which dates prior to 1935) etc. This on...
  6. These clocks were marketed under various names, this one was marketed under "Anvil" which helps to date it. They were also marketed under "Bentima" etc. This one dates from about 1935 when the Perival...
  7. Belltown Great article, I believe I read it when I saw it. Thanks Russ
  8. Okiepicker 81, The lamp it cool, however the cellist is missing his bow, it is rare to find them with the bow. Russell
  9. nutabotas6 Go here. http://www.ebay.com/itm/WOODSTOCK-40th-Anniversary-Ultimate-Collectors-Edition-Directors-Cut-3-DVD-NEW-/181809171253?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a54abcb35 Russ
  10. There was a second Woodstock Album released in 1970 with the content that is on the extras dvd disk. http://www.ebay.com/itm/WOODSTOCK-II-Orig-1970-Cotillion-GF-DBL-LP-SD-2-400-VG-EXC-A-1-matrixs-/...
  11. First Buzz I went to the Lewisville International Pop Festival here in Texas, it was a Mini Woodstock with a lot of the same performers. Russ
  12. Canned Heat Going Up to the Country A Change is Gonna Come I'm Her Man - Extras Disk On the Road Again - Extras Disk Mountain - Extras Disk Only (Has a picture of Leslie West in the Life Spe...
  13. I agree with the Pepsi remark.
  14. That is so nice, I have had three people give me clocks, one because he knew I would take care of his family clock, which I got running and take care of it. One sent me his father's Warren Telechron ...
  15. Thanks Rattletrap andfhrjr2 for the loves. Russ
  16. Thanks verretcheque.
  17. Great collection. Russ
  18. If you take the movement out of the case you will see an eight pointed star with a big J in the middle and "unghans" over the J. Russ
  19. The clock was made by Junghans it was manufactured in 1912.
  20. Thank for the love and the like, I have been collecting this little pirate guy for sometime, just when I thought I had them all, up pops this little guy on another lamp. Thanks again. Russ
  21. Thanks vetraio50. Russ
  22. I love the old Mickey. Russ
  23. Upstatenycollector, I was getting an evil eye when I bought it, now it sits on the kitchen table and is used everyday. Thanks Russ
  24. Thank you anitquerose.
  25. By the face of the clock it looks like a HAC (Hamburg American Corporation clock. Does it have two crossed arrows on the movement?
  26. racer4four, the flashy bits are ornamentation.
  27. Chadakoin, Discovered the name for this model is the Leonis it appears in a 1934 ad.
  28. Grace1, These clocks are temperamental when it comes to level surfaces. If it has not been cleaned, I would suggest finding a clock repair shop, they can clean it and oil it. If the clock does ...
  29. Thanks for all the loves, and Happy New Year. Russ
  30. I found an old rusted claw foot with a chipped light Amethyst like marble clutched in the claw when I was a kid at my grandparents house, I carried that thing around for a long time.
  31. Thank you vetraio50, wishing you the same.
  32. Thanks for the loves and the like, Hope you all have also have Happy Holidays.
  33. I have my great grandparent's stereoscope, with about 15 cards. I have even made some to use in it. Russ
  34. This Felix the cat goes back further than you think. He first appeared in 1919. Your figurine is one of the earliest ones of him which appeared in the early 1920's and the Patents Appl for on his foo...
  35. It is a French clock with a MARTI movement, if you remove the back plate of the movement, it will state MARTI. The clock dates from about 1933 - 38. A lot of the MARTI movements are 8 day. Russell
  36. According to an advertisement this clock was called the Pennwood "Mercury" Russ
  37. Thanks, for the memories. Russ
  38. Thanks austrohungaro. Russ
  39. Thanks Bruce99. Russ
  40. I have had Pekes all my life, love these little dogs and this.
  41. If one of those Mercury head dimes is a 1931 s it is worth a nice chunk of change.
  42. I had all of their monster kits, loved them.
  43. Upstatenycollector, I buy the motors off of eBay, depending how old the clock is, if it is one of the early 1934-36, most of those motors are open. If it is later model, make sure it is 1 rpm, ...
  44. They were manufactured by Armor, about 1925. Cool Freebie. Your spot on value wise.
  45. It is a National cast Iron toy gun from 1925, Model number TG-25. http://mykeepies.com/toyguns%20pages/Cast%20Iron%20Automatic.html One is in the right column 4th down. Russ
  46. Thanks SEAN68, She is almost there. Russ
  47. Interest piece and artifact. Russ
  48. I would be glad to comment Valentino97, just let me know when they are up. Russ
  49. Thanks Chadakoin. Russ
  50. Is that a presentation/award plaque on the top of it? Russ
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