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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June 1950 Pennwood/Presidental Co. Conestoga Televison Clock and Lamp - Clocksin Clocks
Tymeter Numechron (Pennwood) "Imperial" a.k.a. "Executive", December 1959 - Art Decoin Art Deco
1927-29 Kenmore (Kodel) Gothic Mantel Clock With Side Lamps - Clocksin Clocks
Third Wooden Hammond Gregory, 1931, Gold Face - Art Decoin Art Deco
Lawson "Newport" Model 312, 1948 - Art Decoin Art Deco
GE Framington Model 8B10, 1936-40 - Art Decoin Art Deco
My Two Nativity Sets 1975 and 2002, Bear Tree Stand 2003 - Christmasin Christmas
New Haven Flip Clock,"Stylis Timepiece", 1937 - Art Decoin Art Deco
Numechron/Tymeter, Model 851, April 1968 - Mid-Century Modernin Mid-Century Modern
Lawson Presentation Clock 1940-47, "Charles E. Sweet" Receipant  - Art Decoin Art Deco


  1. 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 ...
  2. Thanks for all the loves, and Happy New Year. Russ
  3. 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.
  4. Thank you vetraio50, wishing you the same.
  5. Thanks for the loves and the like, Hope you all have also have Happy Holidays.
  6. I have my great grandparent's stereoscope, with about 15 cards. I have even made some to use in it. Russ
  7. 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...
  8. 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
  9. According to an advertisement this clock was called the Pennwood "Mercury" Russ
  10. Thanks, for the memories. Russ
  11. Thanks austrohungaro. Russ
  12. I had one of these in the early 60's. Russ
  13. Thanks Bruce99. Russ
  14. I have had Pekes all my life, love these little dogs and this.
  15. If one of those Mercury head dimes is a 1931 s it is worth a nice chunk of change.
  16. I had all of their monster kits, loved them.
  17. 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, ...
  18. Happy Birthday Kerry! I have a Snoopy/Woodstock phone stored out in my garage. I got it back in 1978, the number 5 on the dial pad, is screwed up. I keep meaning to get him fixed, but haven't so f...
  19. They were manufactured by Armor, about 1925. Cool Freebie. Your spot on value wise.
  20. 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
  21. Thanks SEAN68, She is almost there. Russ
  22. Interest piece and artifact. Russ
  23. Saw one of these on American Pickers, cool.
  24. I would be glad to comment Valentino97, just let me know when they are up. Russ
  25. Thanks Chadakoin. Russ
  26. Is that a presentation/award plaque on the top of it? Russ
  27. Here's and interesting note John, this clock outsold the iconic Zephyr. Russ
  28. Well I see you are well on your way. Russ
  29. Cool thanks Bruce, I had been trying to look it up since it was given to me. Since I got it running again I am going to see if Jim wants it now. I will update the title. I think it is a neat clock....
  30. Here is the news story in the postal worker who got caught. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4msTrNn8Su8 Russ
  31. The opening should have read "So sorry this happened".
  32. Kerry, So this happened, I have had a long running battle with the USPS. When I moved to my present house, they held my mail up for about two month, even though I had a change of address on file a...
  33. Looks a wee bit blood thirsty.
  34. shareurpassion, I like the font also. Thanks
  35. Manikin, I think they are sophisticated and scream Deco also. Thanks
  36. I love Steamboat Willie.
  37. Leaping Lizards Sandy
  38. Happy Trails
  39. Thank you shareurpassion, I think so too. Russ
  40. Thanks Mike. Russ
  41. 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...
  42. It is not that usual for clock manufacturer to change styles, especially a Sessions clock, they had a wide variety of shapes and styles.
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. Here I come to save the day, that means that Mighty Mouse is on his way... Great watch and memories. Russ
  46. Love old Mickey 2
  47. Love old Mickey. Russ
  48. rocker-sd, Which plastic gear is broken, I have some parts clocks I could check. Russ
  49. Kerry, I have been grinning like an Opossum since it was delivered today.
  50. More than likely it is Czech. They produced numerous glass clocks with nondescript movements in the 30's and glass was plentiful.
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