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Kuempel Clock Works advertising card

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | March 11, 2019

Daylight Savings Time started this weekend! Therefore we are featuring this odd advertising card for Kuempel Chime Clock Works and Studio of Excelsior, circa 1965. Are we to meant to understand that their clocks are as reliable as the sea? Or is that the North Shore?