Hello Sunny Sunflower

As promised in my previous post, here is an introduction to our 1967 Sexton sunflower clock.

We have a bit of an obsession with sunflowers around here. During the year, our farm is sprinkled with a wide variety of heirloom sunflowers, so when I saw this Sexton Sunflower clock paired with the Sears Merry Mushroom clock featured in the previous post, we of course had to have it.

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Hanging the Merry Mushrooms

Hanging a cute clock is a lovely way to bring new year cheer that keeps on giving. I’ve had this mushroom clock for a couple of weeks, but with Christmas I haven’t been in the office much, so I just hung it up today.

The Merry Mushrooms clock was a ceramic clock made in Japan for Sears in 1978.It was released with a variety of other matching ceramic kitchenware, which all featured the adorable merry mushrooms, and today is one of the most commonly available vintage ’70s mushroom clocks.

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New (Old) Cuckoo Clock

My newest old cuckoo clock safely arrived. While I don’t know the actual year on this one, it’s definitely older than the other cuckoo clocks I have so far. I got this one because I really like the carving style, the old painted number dial, and the particularly adorable cuckoo bird.

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It’s About Time

If you haven’t guessed already, this blog is about clocks. Not the digital sort—real clocks that are works of arts, pieces of history, or just plain fun.

I’ll be posting about all things clocks, but mostly I’ll be sharing my progress on various clock-related projects. Vintage cuckoo clocks are a favorite of mine, and I have a pile of project clocks in that category, but I’ll also be posting about other clock projects.

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