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– Cuckoo Clock Poppo Tezuka Clock Co.
Here for your consideration
we have a Poppo Cuckoo Clock by the Tezuka Clock Company with a wooden Cuckoo
bird. The clock measures 10 1/2 inches high
by 11 1/4 inches wide by 6 inches deep.
We do not know if the clock works.
The mechanism looks clean and it has very long chains which are in
excellent condition as are the two weights.
The wood top piece is missing the bird ornament. The face reads the word “poppo” inside the
word “CLOCK”, “Tezuka Clock Co., Ltd”, and “MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN”. The mechanism on the back reads “OCCUPIED
“TRADE MARK POPPO”, “MADE IN TOKYO”, and “TEZUKA CLOCK CO. LTD”. The clock is being saleed as-is.
Other key words:
Vintage, Clockworks, WW2, WW
2, WWII, WW II, World War 2, and World War II
Half of all items produced in
Japan after World War II from late 1945 until early 1952 for export to the U.S.
were required to be marked with the words “Occupied Japan”. This law was introduced by Gen. Douglas
MacArthur to help the American people accept imports from the defeated nation
of Japan and to allow the Japanese people to gain a foothold on economic
recovery and re-unification with the west.
Other than the mark there is little evidence to authenticate an item
from the period. Collecting Made in
Occupied Japan (MIOJ) items is a wonderful and fulfilling hobby for young and
old and children of all ages.
Payment, Packing and Shipping:
We expect payment within 24
hours of sale end.
- We ship worldwide.
- We will combine shipping on multiple wins in the same day.
- All items are sold as shown in the photos.
- We DO NOT use shipping as an profit center and your
cost in the USA will not exceed $1.00 over actual.
- We prefer PayPal.
- We will pay the insurance for higher value items.
- We appreciate your positive response. We will do the same.
We package well and items
will not move, shift, or touch the sides of boxes or each other, if multiple,
in transit. We do not use peanuts for
packing – they do not protect items! We
will ship by USPS but will ship by any other method if you request. We will combine shipping on multiple wins in
the same day if they can be packaged safely.
We wash and clean items
before shipment and they will arrive ready for display. This is a light cleaning so a buyer may wish
to perform a more detailed cleaning. If
we deem that cleaning an item will harm it we will leave the cleaning to the
buyer. We do not accept responsibility
for damage caused by buyer cleaning. One
reason we clean items is that this is an excellent method of testing the
mark. Authentic Made in Occupied Japan
marks will not wash off whether they are above or below the glaze and whether
or not the mark was applied before or after firing in the kiln. We wash in mild detergent or with a soft damp
We have a large collection of
Made in Occupied Japan items ranging from the figurines including the large
ones to unique items such as cameras, lighters, tobacco memorabilia, books,
maps, toys, china and tea sets, Disney, miniatures, mugs and Toby’s, clocks, 78
rpm albums, toll trays, tools, wooden tuna crates, coaster sets, table cloth
sets, brown-ware, metal-ware, lacquer-ware, salt and pepper shakers, horse and
carriages, black Americana, lamps, animal figurines, oriental figurines,
binoculars, purses, baskets, silk scarf’s, porcelain doll house furniture, rugs,
other unique items. If you collect Made
in Occupied Japan or are interested in World War II memorabilia keep us in
mind. If you have a specific item you
are looking for please ask. If we have
it we will be happy to consider moving the item up in our posting schedule or
even posting it as a “buy it now” for you.
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Lanielou’s Etc. and reproduction of any portion in any form is prohibited. Copyright 2011