Kovels: Comic hankie goes for super price
Answer: Marks on Japanese pottery can be found in several colors, including red, green, blue, yellow, brown and black. Q: I have a very old cuckoo clock. It belonged to my great-great-great-grandparents. It must have been made in the early 1800s ...
June 12, 2015
Hosseini is Kearney's only master mender of timepieces
Amid grandfather clocks, wall clocks, mantel clocks, Seiko watches and a few dainty cuckoo clocks, Saadat Hosseini sits peering through a magnifying loop at a tiny hair spring that is just .02 millimeters in size, as tiny as the head of a pin. He ...
February 28, 2015
Time Center's Hosseini is Kearney's only, and one of Nebraska's few, master ...
Amid grandfather clocks, wall clocks, mantel clocks, Seiko watches and a few dainty cuckoo clocks, Saadat Hosseini sits peering through a magnifying loop at a tiny hair spring that is just .02 millimeters in size, as tiny as the head of a pin. He is ...
February 21, 2015
Festival of Trees brings in thousands
ZANESVILLE – This year, the Festival of Trees brought in $3,000 more than last year. The Festival of Trees, an annual fundraiser for the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, took place Friday and more than 200 items were auctioned off....
December 6, 2014
Festival of Trees auction slated for Friday
More than 200 decorated trees, wreaths, stockings and other entries and their incentives will be auctioned off from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Muskingum County Welcome Center. Bids may be placed in person or by calling 740-450-1990. The auction ...
December 3, 2014
The last rhino: future bleak for the sole male northern white
Every evening he patrols the Kenyan savannah, glimpsing lions chasing down darting Thomson's gazelles, hearing the calls of red-chested cuckoos and, when there is a full moon, seeing the majestic, snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya in the distance. But ...
We're right to be suspicious of fishy smells, researchers say
The US psychologists began by asking 61 men and women to answer two trivia questions. Half did the test in a booth that smelled of fish, half in fresh-smelling air. When asked to name a country famous for its cuckoo clocks, chocolate, banks and pen ...
April 7, 2015
It was a surprise when a 1940 handkerchief picturing Superman sold for $5,705 at an online Hakes Americana and Collectibles sale in 2014. Superman was “born” in 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio. (later DC Comics) bought the idea in 1938. Superman first appeared in a comic book, Action Comics No. 1, in June of that year. He was seen in comic books, radio, movie cartoons, newspaper comic strips, television, movies, video games and even a Broadway show. The rayon handkerchief pictures Superman from the waist up, breaking chains across his chest. It was made in 1940 and has “Superman” and “© SUP’N” (copyright for Superman, Inc. There is one other known handkerchief design with a full-figure picture of Superman, but it is not as rare as this version.
Helplessness is a key to good horror, and there are few times when you're more helpless than as a child. You'll stumble through a dark house in search of your parents, seeing the world from a first-person perspective — and one that's much lower to the ground. You'll also have to deal with the added terrors created by a child's overactive imagination. It provides huge amounts of creative freedom, which is quite liberating, but still allows for exploring what actually evokes this fear and confusion in the child. Simply moving around the house provides its own set of challenges. So you'll need to find something — a chair or a box — to stand on. You'll be able to move some of these objects around, as well as interact with the environment in other ways, like pulling out dresser drawers to create a makeshift staircase. The dark, stormy house you start out in is spooky enough, but the creepy factor really begins to rise when you factor in the child's imagination. A flash of lightning will momentarily reveal a monster, for example, and early on you'll hear the terrible wails of a.
High on a rocky ridge in the desert, nestled among the brush, is the topmost part of a clock that has been ticking for thousands of years. Most of the clock is deep inside the mountain, below the ridgeline. You climb up through the brush, then pass through a hidden door into the darkness and silence of the clock chamber. Far above your head, in the darkness, a massive pendulum swings slowly back and forth, making the clock tick once every 10 seconds. Why else would they build something that had no purpose except to mark time for thousands of years. com founder Jeff Bezos, and he has indeed started construction on a clock that he hopes will run for 10,000 years. com, the clock is not just the ultimate prestige timepiece. His hope is that building it will change the way humanity thinks about time, encouraging our distant descendants to take a longer view than we have. For starters, Bezos himself is taking a far, far longer view than most Fortune 500 CEOs. “Over the lifetime of this clock, the United States won’t exist,” Bezos tells me. “Whole civilizations will rise and fall. You can’t imagine the world — no one can — that we’re trying to get this clock to pass through.
4stagioni Green Wall Clock
Made in wood. Battery quartz movement. The Cuckoo strike is switched off automatically during the night controlled by a light sensor.
March 21, 2015
Floral Painted Musical Cuckoo Clock w Heart Pendulum
H (1.5 lbs.) A heart pendulum and hand painted floral accents add visual interest to this sweet musical cuckoo clock, designed to play one of 12 different melodies. Crafted by artisans in Germany's Black Forest, the clock is battery operated with brass ...
December 10, 2013
Cuckoo clock chimes to a profitable tune
On the back of the clock is a large label with the words "How to Hang a Cuckoo Clock -- American Cuckoo Clock Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- 1859." The clock has been used daily since that time. I believe it is made of black walnut, and it strikes on ...
October 1, 2008
Cuckoo for clocks
Daniel Stokes was assigned to Germany he quickly added “buy a cuckoo clock” to his list ... hundred cuckoo clocks from the Black Forest are on display, ranging from 72 euros to 1,100 euros in price. Stiven Stern has operated the shop since 1967.
November 10, 2003