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Character and Novelty Clocks and Watches
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Character and Novelty Clocks and Watches

by Jim Collings, Merlyn Collings
 

Character & Novelty Clocks & Watches is a fascinating and comprehensive book that emphasizes animated timepieces and scarce and rare clocks and watches. Some of these timepieces include Betty Boop, Admiral Dewey, Charles Lindbergh, Mickey Mouse, Sally Rand, Charlie McCarthy, Popeye, Roy Rogers, Babe Ruth, Dick Tracy, Big Bad Wolf, Shirley Temple, and many more.

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Character & Novelty Clocks & Watches is a fascinating and comprehensive book that emphasizes animated timepieces and scarce and rare clocks and watches. Some of these timepieces include Betty Boop, Admiral Dewey, Charles Lindbergh, Mickey Mouse, Sally Rand, Charlie McCarthy, Popeye, Roy Rogers, Babe Ruth, Dick Tracy, Big Bad Wolf, Shirley Temple, and many more. This book is divided into 15 chapters including Animated Alarm Clocks, Animated Shelf Clocks, Scouting Timepieces, Advertising, Alarm Clock Types, Boudoir or Desk Clocks, Comic Watches, Comic Pocket Watches, Comic Heroes, Famous Personalities, Heartbeat Clocks, Novelty and Pendulette Clocks, Sports, Western, and Miscellaneous. This book has current retail prices along with date and maker of each timepiece. It also has a New Addition chapter as well as a Trivia section. Collectible accent pieces such as pocket watch fobs, jewelry, pin-backs, and other items have been added to enchance any timepiece collection. This book has hundreds of colorful photos and information that will be invaluable for the character and novelty clock and watch collector.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574326901
Publisher:
Collector Books
Publication date:
11/03/2010
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Jim and Merlyn Collings have been collecting character and novelty clocks and watches for 25 years. They have also written many articles for the C.O.C.A. Times (Coin Operated Collector's Association) magazine, dealing with antique coin-operated scales. Jim is a retired school teacher who taught for 34 years. He has a master's degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Northern Colorado.

Merlyn and Jim Collings have been collecting character and novelty clocks and watches for 25 years. They have also written many articles for the C.O.C.A. Times (Coin Operated Collector's Association) magazine, dealing with antique coin-operated scales. Merlyn has worked many years with Alzheimer's patients and stroke victims and is retired.

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