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Art Deco Clocks230 of 308Whitehall Hammond Synchronous ClockRobert Johns Mfr. maybe 1885???
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    Posted 10 years ago

    wrightarch…
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    I've seen these clocks at various shows, but is there a name for them, or really just "glass ball clocks"? Picked this up last week at NAWCC Convention in Kansas City. Runs great, looks very art deco. No markings on stand. Inside ball, can make out only "Fran(ce) or Franz)? Any idea on age or manufacturer?

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    1. rlwindle rlwindle, 10 years ago
      It is a French Clock from the 19th century, I have seen one like it but it featured an eagle holding the ball clock in it's beak. There were no marks or manufacturer name on it either, and it was not cheap, it had a price tag of over two thousand on it.
    2. ian Willmot, 10 years ago
      I have a Rolex skeletonised glass ball clock. Is it genuine?
    3. kbow kbow, 10 years ago
      gorgeous clock. This is a very nice one. Thanks for sharing!
    4. JeffInMonterey JeffInMonterey, 9 years ago
      There are a lot of these floating around that are reproductions, usually from China.

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