rlwindle

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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1930's FOREIGN Chiming Mantle Clock  - Art Decoin Art Deco
 J B Hirsch Standing Deco Lady Bowl, 1923 - Art Decoin Art Deco
1920's Art Glass  Fan Vase, "Chrysanthemums" Unsigned - Art Glassin Art Glass
Skyscrapper Wooden Art Deco Mantle Clock with Westminster Chime 1930-35 - Art Decoin Art Deco
La Grande Chauve Souris, apres Ignacio Gallo, attib J. B, Hirsch 1922 - Art Decoin Art Deco
J. B. Hirsch "Pixie Vanity Oynx Jar, 1927 - Art Decoin Art Deco
1941 Sled Philco Radio, Model 41-226, Attrib Walter Dorwin Teague - Art Decoin Art Deco
La Pirate Bookends, J. B. Hirsch, 1920-25 - Booksin Books
1920-25 J. B. Hirsch "La Pirate" Marble Pierpoint Style Lamp - Art Decoin Art Deco
1926 J. B. Hirsch, "Wait" Boudior Lamp - Lampsin Lamps

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  1. Phil didn't misspeak he and Berman (for once) got it right on Phil's post, that's what I meant when I said he should check his own attributions before assigning others to another item. From my pers...
  2. Harold Berman was an extended hobbyist, he had no art certification and his books are riddled with errors, Heritage Auctions say they only use his books for the illustrations but warn they could be wr...
  3. This is what is termed a Farm Radio, you can buy a Battery Eliminator most of which are voltage adjustable, to play it. Russ
  4. blunderbuss2, The pixies and this lamp were manufactured by the J B Hirsch Foundry, although the Jennings bros manufactured some pixie bookends also, the pixies were designed originally by Gerda Iro ...
  5. The name of the piece is "Trop Risque" ("Too Risk"), she is made of Ivorine and Spelter, in 1928, after Godard
  6. horserescuer, Mine plays Beethoven's Für Elise. Russ
  7. Looks like raw topaz.
  8. I found a solution to the radio, I will buy or make an A and B Battery eliminator which will allow it to run on AC converted to DC. The four pin plug to the A and B battery pack already exists, Mini...
  9. I have one like these that I call Harvey, he is dapper standing by a garden gate. Great find.
  10. This set was going to be the first, one of the bookends was destroyed (split into) during shipping thanks to bad packaging (foam peanuts). It arrived damaged and to make the claim on the insurance, I...
  11. I called Heritage Auctions here in Dallas about your claim of non-production until after WWII, they called it preposterous. Said Hirsch was producing up until the US entered WWII, and resumed after t...
  12. "To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle" — George Orwell
  13. Other 1932 Hirsch items. Monkey sitting on books 1932 The Librarian 1932 Man Reading 1932
  14. That is so interesting Phil, I find it amazing that you are such a wealth of knowledge, explain to me why the Beethoven bookends et al are marked with Hirsch's mark and a Copyright date of 32 on them ...
  15. Here is the Smiley pitcher my mom gave her grandmother in 1933. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/15939-smiley-the-pig-pitcher-1930s
  16. racer4four, Thanks, I agree. Rusty
  17. The JB Hirsch story begins in 1907 with the New York Art Bronze Works (D.A.V NY ART ) in Manhattan’s lower east side. The founder of the company, Romanian metalsmith, Joseph B. Hirsch, began importing...
  18. The JB Hirsch story begins in 1907 with the New York Art Bronze Works (D.A.V NY ART ) in Manhattan’s lower east side. The founder of the company, Romanian metalsmith, Joseph B. Hirsch, began importing...
  19. I have all four of the Bronze have the Bronzes Sculptors and Founders 1800-1930 Hirsch is in volumes 3 and 4. I don’t care if you were “the first to reference the books” unless you have the only set,...
  20. Don't bother deleting this comment, I will just post it again. If you go to this item at the link below and look at the mark in the 4th picture, you Notice the D.A.V NY ART mark. http://www.coll...
  21. Thanks racer4four, I re-wired the lamp, and the bulb that was in it still worked, see first picture. Russ
  22. Thanks CindB and Vintagefran, there are five more pieces of Hirsch in my collection that she is in. Russ
  23. Thanks for all the loves and comments Bruce99, Manikin, and racer4four.
  24. racer4four, Naw, the pirates and the pixies are in separate rooms. Russ
  25. The font used on the clock places it in the 50s, in the 30s the font look like Times Roman numbers, so I know it is mid-century modern. Thank for the love and comments.
  26. pw-collector, Here's a link to my Kal-Kock, I have a beige Westclock one also. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/30088-lux-bugle-boy-red-kal-klock-1938
  27. Lazarusman, I saw the 305 on eBay, It had issues, the movement had been replaced, all 305s were not self starting, they had to be primed like mine above, they did not have a second wheel like the one...
  28. It doesn't take a bulb there is no light, the knob in the upper right hand corner of the clock is Telechron's Control-A-Tone knob. It controlled the loudness of the clock's alarm. Early models of t...
  29. Love old Mickey.
  30. Philman38, I have to manually set the date also the only thing that is automatic on these clocks is the time.
  31. Thanks Bruce. I will be restoring the missing feet if possible. Russ
  32. Thanks Sean
  33. The base on this clock was made out of Bakelite which was easily broken. You can still get rotor motors for these at http://telechronclock.com/ just email the guy there and give him the model number ...
  34. There were three Beethoven lamps manufactured, one alabaster, one standalone lamp with shade, and this one. Of the three this one is the most common. In is worth about $125-250 depending on conditio...
  35. trastogochy Sara, Gracias por tu comentario en mi reloj. Fue muy amable de tu abuela para conseguir uno para usted. El mío tiene una bombilla de color naranja en ella ahora, pero probablemente queda...
  36. Cool steins, I have a collection of German bier steins myself Russ
  37. Found out that this clock was manufactured in 1938.
  38. vetraio50, And a happy new year to you also. Thanks
  39. Thank vetrai050.
  40. Thanks kerry1056, and back at you.
  41. Another note to my post, According to the Encyclopedia of Bronzes, Sculptors, and Foundries, Volume IV, these Pixies were part of J. B. Hirsch's Collection Francaise.
  42. These are manufactured by J B Hirsch in 1927 between the two World Wars. The faces were made of Ivorine (a synthetic Ivory), Ivorine loosens from the spelter over the years and falls off, which is p...
  43. I have the same set. I think they are Czech, check mine at: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/122835-mysterous-ofo-or-oof-pierrot-et-colo Mine have a weird mark on the bottom of OFO or OOF...
  44. The clock was manufactured by Whitehall - Hammond between 1928 - 31. The partnership broke up in 1931, Hammond continued making clocks until 1941 then he switched to manufacturing the organs that bea...
  45. These Perivale clocks were marketed under various names, this one was marketed under "Bentima " which helps to date it. They were also marketed under "Anvil" (which dates prior to 1935) etc. This on...
  46. These clocks were marketed under various names, this one was marketed under "Anvil" which helps to date it. They were also marketed under "Bentima" etc. This one dates from about 1935 when the Perival...
  47. Belltown Great article, I believe I read it when I saw it. Thanks Russ
  48. Okiepicker 81, The lamp it cool, however the cellist is missing his bow, it is rare to find them with the bow. Russell
  49. nutabotas6 Go here. http://www.ebay.com/itm/WOODSTOCK-40th-Anniversary-Ultimate-Collectors-Edition-Directors-Cut-3-DVD-NEW-/181809171253?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a54abcb35 Russ
  50. There was a second Woodstock Album released in 1970 with the content that is on the extras dvd disk. http://www.ebay.com/itm/WOODSTOCK-II-Orig-1970-Cotillion-GF-DBL-LP-SD-2-400-VG-EXC-A-1-matrixs-/...
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