Share your favorites on Show & Tell

First for a long time

In Clocks > Art Deco Clocks > Show & Tell.
AnythingObsc…'s loves1206 of 7665Mid Century Glass "Bowl"1977 Arthur Court Designs Dog Handstandle
10
Love it
0
Like it

BryanBooBryanBoo loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
PhilDMorrisPhilDMorris loves this.
Alfie21Alfie21 loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
jscott0363jscott0363 loves this.
StraightArrowStraightArrow loves this.
dav2no1dav2no1 loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
See 8 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 6 months ago

    magician1962
    (56 items)

    1930s Art Deco saved from being sent to the dump. Substantial case restoration, which will never be perfect (due to prolonged moisture damage). Stripped gears that by chance I had saved in storage, and binding in the movement at many points. So now it all works to spec, deep rich tones from the chimes. A little piece of history made functional and reasonably attractive again. Took 2 weeks including casework.

    logo
    Art Deco Clocks
    See all
    VINTAGE HAMMOND CLOCK ART DECO ONYX MANTLE WHITEHALL SYNCHRONOUS ELECTRIC RUNS
    VINTAGE HAMMOND CLOCK ART DECO ONYX...
    $150
    Manning-Bowman Art Deco Chrome/Butterscotch Catalin Electric Clock - Beautiful!
    Manning-Bowman Art Deco Chrome/Butt...
    $270
    Gilbert Rohde Art Deco Clock For Howard Miller
    Gilbert Rohde Art Deco Clock For Ho...
    $325
    Vintage Mid-century Telechron Electric Wall Clock Art Deco Red
    Vintage Mid-century Telechron Elect...
    $62
    logo
    VINTAGE HAMMOND CLOCK ART DECO ONYX MANTLE WHITEHALL SYNCHRONOUS ELECTRIC RUNS
    VINTAGE HAMMOND CLOCK ART DECO ONYX...
    $150
    See all

    Comments

    1. dav2no1 dav2no1, 6 months ago
      Nice job, looks fantastic..
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 months ago
      Outstanding restoration!!! She's a BEAUTY!!!
    3. Alfie21 Alfie21, 6 months ago
      Wow! What skill you have to bring this clock back to life! The wood is gorgeous.
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 months ago
      Simply gorgeous, great save and worth it !~
    5. BryanBoo BryanBoo, 5 months ago
      Beautiful job as always!
    6. magician1962 magician1962, 5 months ago
      Thanks for all your generous comments, much appreciated. There was a substantial amount of luck involved with this restoration, simply having the correct hardware in storage was a major factor. Thinking of spare parts from around 1930 relating to a relatively obscure item and you get it :) I have an aversion to discarding something if I see genuine potential, and sometimes that works.

    Want to post a comment?

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