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Object Name Clock, Alarm
Catalog Number 1997.25
Collection Timepiece
Other Name novelty alarm clock
Date c. 1948
Description Junghans animated alarm clock featuring cobbler at work in their shop. The colored paper dial shows two men, each with an animated arm. The bearded man onthe right holds a hammer in his left hand and is fixing a boot. The younger man to the left is shining a boot with a rag he holds in his right hand. Above them is an open window with a potted plant and a birdcage on the window sill. The dial for the alarm setting is just below the number twelve. The word Germany is below the number six. The case bears Japanese characters and a mark for Occupied Japan.
Maker Junghans
Material brass, paper, tin
Place of Origin Schramberg, Germany