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Object Name Clock, Novelty
Catalog Number 86.5.7
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Pendulette
Date c. 1948
Description Shmoo, blue plastic and blue pendulum bob. The clock was made sometime after Al Capp invented the Shmoo character in his Li'l Abner comic strip in August, 1948. A Shmoo could do absolutely anything, no animation.

Maker Lux Clock Manufacturing Company
Material Brass, plastic
Place of Origin Waterbury, Connecticut, USA