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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 collectand fine art sculpture 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 collectand fine art sculpture and prints from the Art Deco period. I retired last year on my 66th birthday by profession I was a Technical Writer. Now I travel, when the mood strikes and search for Deco goodies. The J B Hirsch information contained in this section is copyrighted by me. (Read more)


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1935 - 40 BNAANMHP Russian Mantel Clock - Clocksin Clocks
Art Deco 1928 -33 FOREIGN Mantel Clock - Clocksin Clocks
1890 Junghans Unique Wall Clock  - Clocksin Clocks
Mauthe Clock 1900 - 1928 Highboy Mantle Clock - Clocksin Clocks
J. B. Hirsch "Cleopatra Clock" Apres, E. Movier, 1925 - 30 - Art Decoin Art Deco
J B Hirsch, Large Sophisticated Lady Lamp, 1925 - Lampsin Lamps
1910 Gilbert Kitchen/Mantle Clock, Model 3205 With Alarm. - Clocksin Clocks
Smith Metal Arts "Silver Crest" Analog Clock model 925, April 1936 - Clocksin Clocks
Lawson Style #350, The Manhattan, 1938 - Clocksin Clocks
1920-25 Art Deco French Portico clock - Clocksin Clocks


  1. Your clock was made by MARPA a French clock company, there is little info available on this company, their trademark was a leaping Gazelle, the name appears on their marble and alabaster clock faces a...
  2. The year of manufacturing is stamped on the movement, you have to remove the hands, the alarm ring and the dial, the year is located near the clock stem.
  3. On these two abor clocks, facing you the abor (winding stem) on the right winds the time, the one on the left winds the strike. You can not stop the alarm mechanism, so wind it half or a third of ...
  4. Thanks, moved the picture
  5. Check this out Callophone info begins near the bottom of the first column. https://books.google.com/books?id=9KxLAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA2953&lpg=PA2953&dq=Callophone&source=bl&ots=NdOM17vU5f&sig=ACfU3U1nDkhSei...
  6. She was manufactured in 1927 by the J. B. Hirsch foundry "Danseuse Des Indes" (Indian Dancer" after Ignacio Gallo, 1927. https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/261759-j-b-hirsch-danseuse-des-indes...
  7. I bought the 2261 because of it's condition. I bought the 2210 because at the time I didn't care about it's appearance I just wanted the chassis. Brasso (Brass cleaner and polish) does a great j...
  8. Thanks for the new loves
  9. You are all knowing on everything, Still pathetic
  10. Thomas Electronic Corp also made Reproductions of this item also. Go back to hocking your cheap glass as antiques. Funny if someone get more love or likes than any of you cheap glass, you label thei...
  11. 1910-15
  12. Your lamp was made by the J. B. Hirsch Co. in 1926, It is labeled "Wait Here", she is also missing her fan that would be on her lap, check out my lamp at the link below. https://www.collectorsweekly....
  13. It is an Open Well Free Swinging clock.
  14. Thanks for all the loves. Russ
  15. kwqd, Thanks. Russ
  16. Newfld, Nijinsky, if I recall got in trouble for being scantily clad during his performances of The Afternoon of a Faun and his other ballets Jeux and Le Sacre du printemps.
  17. I forgot to mention that it does chime on the hour and half hour. The chime coil is large.
  18. The clock has a opening cut out of the bottom near the front of the clock that is about 4" which makes me think that it was mounted on something that fit in that slot (you can barely see it in the for...
  19. Wayfair and Hirsch have released a number of lamps featuring Hirsch figures. These are in my collection https://www.pinterest.com/pin/574138652474765227/ https://d3h6k4kfl8m9p0.cloudfront.net/sto...
  20. It is fairly new, it was manufactured by Hirsch, in one of the newer releases of his Collection Francaise it will either have a Collection Francaise button somewhere on the base, or a sticker on the b...
  21. jscott0363 I called it a "Holy Manuscript" but grail works also.
  22. Newfld When I walked into the hotel, I went to the front desk and asked where the round table was. The clerk behind the desk told me that it was a replica of the original, then pointed to the right ...
  23. Mr. Fitz and Mr. Floyd were in a relationship with one another, it was common news at the company that was based in Farmers Branch TX just outside of Dallas on Luna Rd.(Then). From what I understand...
  24. This budgie box was manufactured for Fitz and Floyd in 1983. I worked for them in their Import section rating and clearing shipments through customs. Yoshi was the head buyer for giftware and some c...
  25. No I do not believe she is from the 20's she is probably mid to late 30's. I have her without the light. Hirsch imported and bought European molds before WWI and after. The argument that Hirsch did n...
  26. pw-collector, good luck Dave.
  27. Is it the 2 inch or the 5, I have a copper one, and an Ivory one both with boxes and tags. I also have a blue 2 inch one without the box.
  28. Great clock/watch, I have been on the lookout for one of these.
  29. The Arlington is my favorite also. jscotto363.
  30. More than likely the pendulum needs to be adjusted. It is suspended through a kruch that causes the the escapement to advance when the pudendum swings back and forth. https://www.youtube.com/watch...
  31. Thank you racer4four.
  32. Lisa you'er welcome.
  33. Thanks for the comments Brunswick and Newfld.
  34. Thanks jscotto 363
  35. I would take the word of an auctioneer over your's any day.
  36. It is an Art Deco wooden mantle clock, probably made between 1935-40. It probably chimes on the hour and half hour. As for value, you need to get it appraised. Check the movement for any marks
  37. This has the magic eye.
  38. It even has the magic eye feature that helps to tune it.
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. This is what is termed a Farm Radio, you can buy a Battery Eliminator most of which are voltage adjustable, to play it. Russ
  42. The name of the piece is "Trop Risque" ("Too Risk"), she is made of Ivorine and Spelter, in 1928, after Godard
  43. Looks like raw topaz.
  44. I have one like these that I call Harvey, he is dapper standing by a garden gate. Great find.
  45. Here is the Smiley pitcher my mom gave her grandmother in 1933. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/15939-smiley-the-pig-pitcher-1930s
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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
  49. Love old Mickey.
  50. Cool steins, I have a collection of German bier steins myself Russ
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