Share your favorites on Show & Tell

1938 and 1953 NCR, CPC Sales Quota Award Clocks

In Clocks > Advertising Clocks > Show & Tell and Clocks > Electric Clocks > Show & Tell.
pw-collector's loves743 of 5161Pocket watchWinchester flashlight collection 1920’s to 1950’s
23
Love it
0
Like it

RadegunderRadegunder loves this.
Collectables59Collectables59 loves this.
LongingsLongings loves this.
crswernercrswerner loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
farmladyfarmlady loves this.
leighannrnleighannrn loves this.
sugargirlsugargirl loves this.
SPEEDWAYPICKERSPEEDWAYPICKER loves this.
iggyiggy loves this.
MountainGirlMountainGirl loves this.
oldpeepoldpeep loves this.
Chevelleman69Chevelleman69 loves this.
purvispurvis loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
EJW-54EJW-54 loves this.
jscott0363jscott0363 loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
pw-collectorpw-collector loves this.
BenBen loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
See 21 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 4 years ago

    rlwindle
    (119 items)

    These clocks were produced for the National Cash Register Company as an awards for their top salesmen for achieving outstanding sales quotas. NCR produced these awards clocks from 1938 into the 70’s. 1938 models had a calendar feature for manually setting the day of the week, month, date, and year in the till readout section section from 1938 to 1949 only, and had a NCR logo button on the back. According to NCR the “CPC” on these clocks stands for “Century Point Club”. The salesman initials appear on the front of each clock, the 1938 clock has ARC small font and the 1953 model has it EKC on the front of it. The clocks have a standard Pennwood movement. Pennwoods can be dated by the font on the read out, the times roman font is on the older clocks 1935 - 45. The two drawers are functional and could be used for storing stamps, paper clips, or other small items and must be removed to gain access to the number wheels so that the clock can be set. The clock is heavy for its size, weighing just under 5 pounds. The 1938 clock is 6" wide, 5" deep and 6.5" tall and the 1953 clock is 6" wide, 5" deep and 7" tall.

    These clocks were very well made by hand, and were not mass-produced item. The case was fabricated from sheet steel that was stamped, then welded or riveted together. The drawers and bottom section were produced as a unit, and the pieces numbered to keep them together which sounded good in theory but not in practice, some have grease penciled in numbers above the stamped numbers. Each of the register buttons were cut from plastic rod stock individually, and the numerals were hand painted and then glued into place. These clocks were never sold to the public. The 1938 clocks are quite rare, the 1953 clocks are not so rare.

    © RLW 2018

    logo
    Advertising Clocks
    See all
    Vintage Original Working Gruen Watch Time Electric Glo-Dial Neon Wall Clock
    Vintage Original Working Gruen Watc...
    $880
    Vintage RC Cola Royal Crown Cola Square PAM Clock - Soda Advertising -
    Vintage RC Cola Royal Crown Cola Sq...
    $202
    RARE Vintage Art Deco Malecki Sausage Buffalo NY Advertising Lighted Clock Sign
    RARE Vintage Art Deco Malecki Sausa...
    $799
    Rare Vintage Smokey Bear Forest Fire Hunting Fishing 14
    Rare Vintage Smokey Bear Forest Fir...
    $41
    logo
    Vintage Original Working Gruen Watch Time Electric Glo-Dial Neon Wall Clock
    Vintage Original Working Gruen Watc...
    $880
    See all

    Comments

    1. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      rlwindle, I really like these. Thanks for sharing & giving all the history.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.