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Title: Advertising sign in shape of pie plate with clock

Accession Number: 1954.1601.2861
Category: SIGNS & POSTERS
Type: clock sign
Maker: None Such
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Description: Advertising clock sign; round tin pie plate with clock works which advertises mince meat. Open part of pie plate is covered with cardboard painted orange, brown and green - to look like a pumpkin. The pumpkin is the clock face with numbers in black. Printed at center of clock: "NONE SUCH/ MINCE MEAT/ PUMPKIN AND SQUASH/ LIKE MOTHER USED TO MAKE". Clock has tin hands, hook at back to hand and wire brace so clock could stand on flat surface.

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