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 Post subject: Any info on this advertising Victor victrola clock?
PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:34 pm 
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My brother bought this at an auction last year, anyone have any info? Thanks


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 Post subject: Re: Any info on this advertising Victor victrola clock?
PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:00 pm 
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I have no information on it but I really like it.


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 Post subject: Re: Any info on this advertising Victor victrola clock?
PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:45 pm 
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I have 2 different victrola shaped clocks. One is like yours. Does yours work?? Neither of mine did. I finally took it to a clock person who got them to work, but ruined some of the internal appearance on both. Here are pictures before they worked. Stan Stanford (Portland)

I assume they were sold to dealers who put them on their desk. I doubt if they were sold to the public. I have also posted pictures of similar type items from my collection: ink well; humidor.


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 Post subject: Re: Any info on this advertising Victor victrola clock?
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:51 am 
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clarphon wrote:
I have 2 different victrola shaped clocks. One is like yours. Does yours work?? Neither of mine did. I finally took it to a clock person who got them to work, but ruined some of the internal appearance on both. Here are pictures before they worked. Stan Stanford (Portland)

I assume they were sold to dealers who put them on their desk. I doubt if they were sold to the public. I have also posted pictures of similar type items from my collection: ink well; humidor.


Thanks for posting. His clock does work. Does your clock have any writing under the face?


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 Post subject: Re: Any info on this advertising Victor victrola clock?
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:33 am 
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Wow those are really cool!


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 Post subject: Re: Any info on this advertising Victor victrola clock?
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:22 pm 
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Mine does have similar writing but it's on the back of the clock. Stan


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 Post subject: Re: Any info on this advertising Victor victrola clock?
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:00 pm 
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It's safe to say that Stan's clock-face is on the correct side of the Victrola, look for the doors in the casting.

James.


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 Post subject: Re: Any info on this advertising Victor victrola clock?
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:13 pm 
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Roaring20s wrote:
It's safe to say that Stan's clock-face is on the correct side of the Victrola, look for the doors in the casting.

James.

You're right, I'll let my brother know. Thank you


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