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Collectible Kundo anniversary clocks were the flagship type of clock produced by German company Kundo during the 20th century. The company also produced mantel and coach clocks, among others.
Kundo was the trade name of the German clock manufacturer Kieninger & Obergfell.
Anniversary clocks are long-running torsion pendulum clocks, also known as 400-day clocks. They often feature glass bowls around the main body of the clock.
History of Kundo anniversary clocks
Kundo anniversary clocks were first produced in 1923 and are today highly collectible. They come in several styles but are based on two main types:
Kundo was one of the leading anniversary clock manufacturers during the early and mid 20th century. Some of the most popular versions were made during the 1950s.
They are extremely reliable and can run for between nine to 13 months between resets.
Value of Kundo anniversary clocks
Kundo anniversary clocks are reasonably abundant which has ensured that despite their popularity with clock enthusiasts, they are relatively cheap to purchase. Many examples are available for less than $100.
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