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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1925 - 30, Man/Atlas Sitting on Top of the World Bookends - Booksin Books
Tele-Vision (Pennwood) Organ Grinder Ceramic Numechron June and August 1949 - Mid-Century Modernin Mid-Century Modern
1925 Blue Harlequin Girls on Divan Bookends,  J B Hirsch - Art Decoin Art Deco
1925 Harlequin Girl on Bench Bookends, J B Hirsch - Art Decoin Art Deco
1925-30 Art Deco Curio Cabinet - Art Decoin Art Deco
Spears and Shields, 1930 J. B. Hirsch, after Buno Zack - Art Decoin Art Deco
Another One,  1953 NCR Cash Register Award Cyclometer. - Art Decoin Art Deco
1925 J. B. Hirsch Pirate Seated on a Treasure Chest - Art Decoin Art Deco
1910-20s French Bronze Male Archer With Marble Base  - Art Decoin Art Deco
Nautical Tele-Vision Clock and Weather Center Model 956, January 1955 - Mid-Century Modernin Mid-Century Modern


  1. Leaping Lizards Sandy
  2. Happy Trails
  3. Thank you shareurpassion, I think so too. Russ
  4. Thanks Mike. Russ
  5. I just bought one of these myself, haven't posted it yet. I own the clock, the lamp, two change valets, and the bookends that go with this pirate set, this box makes it complete now. I have a lot o...
  6. It is not that usual for clock manufacturer to change styles, especially a Sessions clock, they had a wide variety of shapes and styles.
  7. John, I too converse with Randy and Neil. Here is a link I check in the morning. http://www.ebay.com/sch/Clocks-/397/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=Lawson+clocks&_pppn=r1&scp=ce0&_rdc=1 And on Esty h...
  8. localjohn welcome to CW, I was a bit taken back when I read your message this AM. Impressive family you have there. If you check out my collection, besides Lawson clocks, you'll find a Lawson gas he...
  9. Here I come to save the day, that means that Mighty Mouse is on his way... Great watch and memories. Russ
  10. Love old Mickey 2
  11. Love old Mickey. Russ
  12. rocker-sd, Which plastic gear is broken, I have some parts clocks I could check. Russ
  13. Kerry, I have been grinning like an Opossum since it was delivered today.
  14. More than likely it is Czech. They produced numerous glass clocks with nondescript movements in the 30's and glass was plentiful.
  15. Thanks for all the loves. Bruce99 about the photos, my old cell phone bit the dust last Tuesday, so I got another one. I bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone for a jolly I decided to use the phon...
  16. Li'l Abner, Daisy Mae, Mammy Yokam, Dogpatch, brings back memories. The musical they made of this comic strip was the first one I ever saw.
  17. Even though it is not old Sean, it is one of my favorite clocks. I have knocked it off the shelve that it stays on twice, the last time was this past Tuesday, both time the movement flew out and the...
  18. Seiko made one, I almost bought one, it had the old Mickey on it. Russ
  19. Bruce, Love the tall case clock, I have had two in my lifetime, one a Seth Thomas that my ex got in the divorce settlement, it had four tubular bells. I remember hearing it strike in the middle of th...
  20. Stunning clock.
  21. Thanks Manikin and inky.
  22. My great granddad Holcomb had one of these, thanks for sharing and bringing back some great memories. I was more impressed with the compass than the watch. He had nine sons (all boys), I am not sure...
  23. Thanks Sean, toolate, they were not sold to the public. Russ
  24. I did too Inky, the numbers are killer. Russ
  25. Thanks for all the loves. Russ
  26. Thanks Sean
  27. Vetraio50, Since I posted my message, this mark also appears on Chek glass. Thanks for your input. Russ
  28. Thanks Phil, I ran into the same problem even on the Chek one. The bookends are old, I would guess from 1915-20. I am going to post them later but was trying to find out about who made them Russ
  29. I can't wait either kerry, They are in France now and will be shipped today. Thanks Russ
  30. They used a huge version (25 feet) of this painting in the Dallas' Operas production of Korngold's opera Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) this year. It was really freaky to see the woman in the pictur...
  31. I have done some cattle herding in my life when I was younger at my grandparents farm in the summer. We used to move their cows between pastures in the summer and move them back in the winter, it was...
  32. Shucks, Sean68
  33. Thanks Roycroftbooksfromme1 and Tom61375.
  34. utherrr, I have been on that search for two of my clocks, one you saw (the harlequin lady on the clock), and this one http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/43047-white-alabaster-male-figural-new-h...
  35. Thanks for the love and comments. Russell
  36. I like the tear sheet, great information on it.
  37. We had a set of these at our house that sat on the buffet in the dinning room, there is another one that is more upright and straight. Thanks for the memory.
  38. The original name for the "Zephyr" was "Mayfair", recently an ad from 1937 surfaced with what we know as the "Zephyr" as the "Mayfair". Check out my "Zephyr" on my page to see the advertisement.
  39. I think the monkey looks more like a pig on this model.
  40. Great Radio lamp.
  41. 64 years old, I made a mistake posting it, the year should have be 1949.
  42. The Magnolia building is now the Magnolia Hotel, If you Google it will come up complete with this same winged horse, incorrectly called Pegasus, the correct name for it is Mobius. It has become the ...
  43. Magnolia Petroleum Co. Mascot, from Dallas, TX. Where they were headquartered.
  44. Great deco piece.
  45. They are worldwide, not just in the US.
  46. Phil, Heritage Auctions was founded and is now headquartered in Addison TX which is in Dallas Co. they started out in the beginning dealing in trading cards and grew. They also deal and sell items u...
  47. They are great, I get them to appraise items, most of the time it is gratis. They sponsor Antiques Roadshow here on our local PBS channel, KERA.
  48. Phil, Heritage Auctions here in Dallas contacted me about the clock, I use them to locate items and they contact me when they think I might be interested in an item, like this clock. Russ
  49. You're right Phil the clock case does look the same, however I wish this one didn't have the chip and the dark brown veining mark at the top in the alabaster, and the oxidation of the clock face due t...
  50. I am with Vetraio50, definitely Dante and Beatrice, they are beautiful. Russ
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