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Thursday, February 24, 2011

GermanVintage Clock 
from trash to treasure.

When we bought this clock in Germany it was painted blue.  If I remember right we paid $5. for it.  It took lots of work to get it back to the original wood especially the tiny bead work down the sides.  The face was all scratched so I painted the metal and numbers.  We have several clocks that I plan on sharing for the next few weeks.  This one has a beautiful deep bong.  Unfortunately it has to hang crooked to keep running.

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Have a blessed Thursday


Postcardy said...

The crookedness adds to its charm!

Coloradolady said...

Oh, that is a beauty. I have always been a fan of keeping wood as is and not painting it. However, now I find myself wanting to paint a few pieces. I love your clock, and I think it is nice you restored it back to its glory!! Happy VTT!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

oh my hard to believe it was ever blue! great job. and what a memory of buying it in Germany!

LV said...

I cannot believe you found that clock at that price regardless of the condition. You have worked wonders with it. Looks great now.

Ann said...

You really did a great job on this, I never knew it was once blue! Who knew!

Anonymous said...

Thats a great find, the clock face looks wonderful, you're very talented.