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Old Jan 16, 2008, 8:41 AM   #1
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The watch is a Wittnaurer Polara circa 1975. One of the first electronic watches it only told the time and date. It cost me almost $400 back then and you can now buy a better watch for $2 bucks in a dollar store.
The Charlie Chaplin wall clock has moveable legs so he does his famous shuffle while giving us the time.
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Old Jan 16, 2008, 10:23 AM   #2
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I love the clock. I like the action you captured of his legs.

Too funny that you still have the watch!
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Old Jan 16, 2008, 11:20 AM   #3
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Interesting story on the old watch. With that red LED display, I bet batteries didn't last very long. Perhaps it has a button to only turn on the display when you wanted to see the time.

The art deco style of the clock has never been my style but it's a great historic piece of memorabilia.

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Old Jan 16, 2008, 11:38 AM   #4
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The watch displayed time only when you pushed the button. As for the clock I collect Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Laurel & Hardy, and W.C. Fields in any form I can.
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Old Jan 17, 2008, 1:35 AM   #5
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The Charlie Chaplin clock is wonderful Nice!
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Old Jan 19, 2008, 2:55 PM   #6
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Nice photos andinteresting information on the watch.
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My dad used to have a watch like that. As I recall, it cost a small fortune and you could not read the dial in bright light.

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