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Coca Cola Neon Clock
#227166 Wed Jan 19 2011 07:38 PM
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Late 1950s early 1960s Coca Cola Clock, Has the Coke Fishtail logo which dates this clock from '58-63. Keeps perfect time, Neon is blue and has a switch that you can use to turn on/off. Blue Circle was a diner in the TN area and at one time had over 30 locations.

$950.00 OBO





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Joey

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Re: Coca Cola Neon Clock
coke_and_stuff #227183 Wed Jan 19 2011 08:33 PM
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I have collect Coca Cola for 30 years and never seen the clock at shows auctions or in the books must be rare where did you find it?

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vmc44 #227198 Wed Jan 19 2011 08:51 PM
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I bought it about 4-5 years ago from a local collector, He bought it in TN a year or so before I bought it from him. I have never seen another myself.

Joey

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coke_and_stuff #227200 Wed Jan 19 2011 08:58 PM
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DEF LOOKS B.S.N. (NM) THE HANDS LOOK SIMILAR TO THE PAM CLOCK MFGR.

WHO IS THE MAKER OF THIS CLOCK?


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Re: Coca Cola Neon Clock
THE AMERICAN GARAGE #227203 Wed Jan 19 2011 09:07 PM
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The back has a sticker The company name is The Countryman Incorporated out of Covington, KY

Joey

Re: Coca Cola Neon Clock
coke_and_stuff #227341 Thu Jan 20 2011 01:36 PM
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Here's a link to an ended eBay auction for a lighted display sign also made by Countryman of Covington, KY:

http://cgi.ebay.com.sg/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170569814928

Re: Coca Cola Neon Clock
Jolly-John #227345 Thu Jan 20 2011 01:41 PM
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Thanks for the link, That Clock has the same sticker as mine does on the back.

Joey

Re: Coca Cola Neon Clock
coke_and_stuff #227439 Thu Jan 20 2011 07:23 PM
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my guess is its an old clock with a new face as I have never seen Coca Cola and Blue circle? Put it on eBay and see what happens and donít feel bad if it is as got burned on a ford neon clock 12 yrs. ago.....

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vmc44 #227442 Thu Jan 20 2011 07:31 PM
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I wouldn't be so quick to say its not right.

I googled Clue Circle Diner and this was one of the results...
http://www.restaurantwarecollectors.com/...70af&t=9871

So the story about the chain having 30 locations is true. Certainly not out of the realm of possibility that the clock is original.


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Lastgas15 #227448 Thu Jan 20 2011 07:50 PM
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It could of been a custom clock made for the Blue Circle Diner by Coke. JM2C smile


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Lastgas15 #227450 Thu Jan 20 2011 07:53 PM
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This clock looks and feels right to me, It sat on a table at Columbia for 2 days and not one doubted that it wasnt real. and it drew alot of attention.

If it doesnt sell I'll just keep it not a big deal either way

Joey

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coke_and_stuff #227453 Thu Jan 20 2011 08:07 PM
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Here is another link.

http://seemidtn.blogspot.com/2010/03/blue-circle-hamburgers.html

Plus more pics

on ebay auction #330520230755

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Joey

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coke_and_stuff #227457 Thu Jan 20 2011 08:15 PM
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Well at least you know by the above link blue circle was into neon


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coheley5 #227462 Thu Jan 20 2011 08:32 PM
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That sign would look sweet redone!!


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My guess is that Blue Circle served Coca Cola products exclusively. As part of a marketing deal, Coca Cola and Blue Circle had that regional ad clock maker in Kentucky produce custom neon clocks for the Blue Circle restaurant locations. Coca Cola likely paid for the clocks as a promotional reward to Blue Circle for their business. Plus, Coca Cola got the advertising visibility in the restaurants.

Again, that's my "guess". But, I was in the marketing business for years, and could easily see this happening. John

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Jolly-John #228207 Sun Jan 23 2011 08:51 PM
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I will consider trades for Signs, Gas Pumps, roundtop soda machines, etc

Joey

Re: Coca Cola Neon Clock
coke_and_stuff #230485 Wed Feb 02 2011 05:59 PM
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can you email me some pictures of you neon clock? inlineventures@gmail.com

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scalptrader #230523 Wed Feb 02 2011 08:54 PM
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Pictures sent.

Joey

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coke_and_stuff #575047 Fri Oct 17 2014 03:55 PM
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Hey coke and stuff, can you send me a picture of that coke clock?
Thank you....

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getting started #575097 Fri Oct 17 2014 09:44 PM
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Clock sold 3 years ago. Thanks!

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