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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1890-1910 Black Sessions Mantle clock with Ornamentation - Clocksin Clocks
2nd Gunmetal Grey 1937, Model #12  Pennwood Numechron - Art Decoin Art Deco
1972-80 Upright Piano, Spartus Numechron - Clocksin Clocks
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


  1. Here is the news story in the postal worker who got caught. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4msTrNn8Su8 Russ
  2. The opening should have read "So sorry this happened".
  3. 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...
  4. Looks a wee bit blood thirsty.
  5. shareurpassion, I like the font also. Thanks
  6. Manikin, I think they are sophisticated and scream Deco also. Thanks
  7. I love Steamboat Willie.
  8. Leaping Lizards Sandy
  9. Happy Trails
  10. Thank you shareurpassion, I think so too. Russ
  11. Thanks Mike. Russ
  12. 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...
  13. It is not that usual for clock manufacturer to change styles, especially a Sessions clock, they had a wide variety of shapes and styles.
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Here I come to save the day, that means that Mighty Mouse is on his way... Great watch and memories. Russ
  17. Love old Mickey 2
  18. Love old Mickey. Russ
  19. rocker-sd, Which plastic gear is broken, I have some parts clocks I could check. Russ
  20. Kerry, I have been grinning like an Opossum since it was delivered today.
  21. More than likely it is Czech. They produced numerous glass clocks with nondescript movements in the 30's and glass was plentiful.
  22. 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...
  23. 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.
  24. 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...
  25. Seiko made one, I almost bought one, it had the old Mickey on it. Russ
  26. 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...
  27. Stunning clock.
  28. Thanks Manikin and inky.
  29. 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...
  30. Thanks Sean, toolate, they were not sold to the public. Russ
  31. I did too Inky, the numbers are killer. Russ
  32. Thanks for all the loves. Russ
  33. Thanks Sean
  34. Vetraio50, Since I posted my message, this mark also appears on Chek glass. Thanks for your input. Russ
  35. 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
  36. I can't wait either kerry, They are in France now and will be shipped today. Thanks Russ
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. Shucks, Sean68
  40. Thanks Roycroftbooksfromme1 and Tom61375.
  41. 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...
  42. Thanks for the love and comments. Russell
  43. I like the tear sheet, great information on it.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. I think the monkey looks more like a pig on this model.
  47. Great Radio lamp.
  48. 64 years old, I made a mistake posting it, the year should have be 1949.
  49. 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 ...
  50. Magnolia Petroleum Co. Mascot, from Dallas, TX. Where they were headquartered.
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