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Sometimes, however, the dial may have the name of a retailer, or other special name that was requested by the customer.
There are many ways to identify and date an antique clock. But some of the most common things to look at first are usually the most helpful.
Lovers of old signs will find much to savor in this remnant of what was probably a Chinese restaurant, on Pitkin.
“There were no subways at that particular time,” George once told me.
Even now, the neighborhood feels removed from the rest of the city, and I needed to walk many blocks before coming to an A train.
And, of course, the A was not completed until the early 1930s, well past George’s childhood.
I have concentrated on the American clock companies for my collection, so there is much for me to learn about clocks from outside the US.
The question I get most from the comment form on this web site is: “What can you tell me about this clock?George remembered coming to the Pitkin as a teenager, and, according to a 1932 account, the great Yiddish composer, Rumshinsky, appeared here for a week’s engagement.Outside the theater, a sign hints at plans for some sort of revitalization.While aware that many of Brownsville’s storied tenements were razed for public housing projects beginning in the 1950s, I was curious to see what might be left, in a physical sense, of Brownsville’s Jewish history.Urban renewal seems to have impacted New York in a less overarching way than it did other U. cities, and, as it turns out, Brownsville still bears traces of its past.First, look for the obvious signed dial, and/or movement.