03 November 2012 @ 08:15 pm
Not everything Seth Thomas made  
was tasteful...

Seth Thomas wall clocks, 1960 catalog

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roxymissrose: dean wtfroxymissrose on November 4th, 2012 03:41 am (UTC)
I remember when every house we visited had a clock like that on the wall. Like a snowflake exploded and was frozen in carbonite. And was then spray-painted gold for the pretties.
mellzie_1963: madmenmellzie_1963 on November 4th, 2012 01:49 pm (UTC)
expensive and ugly, and you either had to remember to wind them or look at the ugly cord. And if the "cordless" electric is like the one the previous owners of my house had, it means there would be a special, recessed receptacle in an odd spot on the wall where you would hang and plug in the clock. (I put a blank plate cover on it and hung a picture there.)

link to example
Miss Tia's Journal: LJ SUCKS VIVA LA DWmisstiajournal on November 4th, 2012 08:04 pm (UTC)
oh wow! i learned something! :) i have a recessed plug above my kitchen sink and now i know what it's for!!!
BlueBearbluebear2 on November 5th, 2012 03:17 pm (UTC)
Those things are great. (Those outlets.) I wonder if they still make them.
mellzie_1963: madmenmellzie_1963 on November 6th, 2012 01:06 am (UTC)
Yep, they sure do. Now they market them for wall-hung flat-panel TVs!
Miss Tia's Journal: LJ SUCKS VIVA LA DWmisstiajournal on November 4th, 2012 08:05 pm (UTC)
okay, maybe because i like some tacky things, but i like the shasta design!
pikkewyntjie: pic#119059970pikkewyntjie on November 5th, 2012 04:32 am (UTC)
I also have tacky taste. I kind of like the Madrid and I think the Starfire would be nice at Christmas because it looks like a gold snowflake to me.
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