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United Metal Works Clock 940
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Hi!  I have a United Metal Goods Clock, model #940, electric.  Is there anything you can tell me about when it might have been made?  It looks like a mass produced clock (and I'm guessing that the name of the maker on the bottom of the clock will back me up on that) but know nothing else about it.  If you can't tell me about the clock, are there any websites you could recommend?

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http://mb.nawcc.org/showthread.php?21989-History-of-United-Clock-Co-Brooklyn

http://findantiqueclocks.com/united/united-clocks.php

http://pineknollclockshop.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-united-clock-company.html

http://www.jitterbuzz.com/indclo.html#unit

http://for-sale.yowcow.com/united-metal-goods-clock


yours seems to be a variation on  "The Flame of Life" which shows a naked man and woman -- separated by a thermometer...

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