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  • Topic: Need help dating old Chevrolet Dealership clock
  • Started by LuvMyMet Apr 21, 2008 at 8:48 am
  • Last post by FriedGreenTMater Apr 30, 2008 at 8:24 am
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  1. #1 Apr 21, 2008 at 8:48 am

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    HELP! I'm an eBay trade assistant, and I've been selling a whole bunch of things for a client. One of the things I'm supposed to list today is this neat old Chevrolet Dealership clock The problem is, I cannot find anything on the internet like it. The clock lights up and there is this tube inside that rotates projecting different sayings onto the clock. I'm trying to find a date for it, and get some idea of value, etc. If you have any clue, I'd appreciate your help.

    Sayings are:

    SWEEP-SIGHT WINDSHIELD
    FOUR FENDER VISIBILITY
    “TURBO-FIRE” V8
    “BLUE-FLAME 136” SIX
    “BLUE-FLAME 123” SIX
    SUPER-SMOOTH POWERGLIDE
    TOUCH-DOWN OVERDRIVE
    QUIET-EASE SYNCHRO-MESH
    GLIDE-RIDE FRONT SUSPENSION
    OUTRIGGER REAR SUSPENSION
    50% MORE RIGID FRAME
    “SHOW CAR” STYLING
    COLORMATIC INTERIORS


    Outside dimensions:

    Top – 16-7/8”
    Bottom – 14-1/8”
    Sides – 17”

    Top depth – 4-1/2”
    Bottom depth – 2-1/2”

    You can see a picture of it at http://previe...rl.com/4xatot

    Thanks for any help.

    Rhonda confused image
     

     

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  2. #2 Apr 21, 2008 at 11:10 am

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    If memory serves me well, the Turbo-Fire V-8 was introduced in the 1955 Chev line-up.
    So we could now assume that the clock would be from sometime after that.
     

     

    If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
  3. #3 Apr 22, 2008 at 2:37 pm

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    This clock is from the mid-50s or maybe a little later. The 265 V8 first appeared in the 1955 model year.
     

     

  4. #4 Apr 30, 2008 at 8:24 am

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    I'm no expert and don't take my word for gospel, but I think those slogans describe the newly styled 1958 model Chevy. kool clock, does it keep time too?
     

     

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