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Vintage Lightup Swihart Clock, Bulova, Parts or Repair
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Jun 25, 2012
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Onamia, Minnesota, United States


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This no-reserve auction offers an original 1950s lightup clock which advertises Bulova and a jewelry business in PA, manufactured by Swihart Products, Elwood, NJ, USA.

This clock is simple and beautiful.  It reads “Bulova” and “Michael’s Jewelry”, “Michael Mingoy Jeweler”, “Northeast, PA.”  The glass face is in nice condition with no cracks or chips.  The white face is also nice with minor paint flaking.  It has the following issues: the back cover is missing, the motor hums (it probably needs a movement), and the second hand is taped to the back and needs to be installed.  We’ve tried to show everything in the photographs.

Due to the condition of this clock, it is being sold as a repair only or parts unit.  This is why we are listing this with a low opening bid amount.  If you’re a clock person, you know that these reproduction parts are readily available from a couple of prominent on-line sources.  Or you can find an original parts unit on Ebay.  Swihart is a famous clock manufacturer, known for their “hesitator” and “moving” advertising pieces.  This style isn’t one of the famous designs, but nonetheless, this clock is beautiful in its simplicity and well worth saving and bringing back to life.

I am listing this for a private collector who is liquidating his estate.  Please see my other listings for once-in-a-lifetime finds from my friend’s private collection.  This item is one of possibly hundreds more that may be listed in the coming months.  We will also be listing antique, deco, and mid-century radios, lamps, advertising items, telephones, and other cool stuff.  Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if you would like additional pictures.  I will attempt to answer all questions as quickly and as accurately as possible.  May the highest bidder win!

The clock measures about 15 inches in diameter and 3-1/2 inches deep.  It weighs approximately 7 lbs. 8 oz.

Please let me know if you have any questions.  Please checkout pictures for item condition.  I will combine items to save on shipping.  I will ship worldwide!  The shipping cost does NOT include insurance or any other added shipping features.  Insurance is based on the final item value and cannot be accurately calculated until the auction is complete.  Please contact me after the auction is complete if you would like to add insurance or any other features and I will send a revised invoice.  Note: Some shipping companies may limit the amount that an item can be insured for.  Please hold payment until you receive a revised invoice with the accurate shipping cost.  Please contact me with your zip code for a quote.  Shipping via Parcel Post Mail.  Please note, Ebay no longer allows sellers to offer other forms of payment in their listings.  However, Ebay states in an Ebay FAQ response, that “A seller can accept chek and m o payment from a buyer if (and only if) the buyer requests it.”  We support Ebay’s position on this matter and agree to work with our customers accordingly.

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