The World’s Largest Cuckoo Clock, Wilmot, Ohio (Date Unknown)

The World’s Largest Cuckoo Clock, Wilmot, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage postcard depicting the “The World’s Largest Cuckoo Clock” in Wilmot, Ohio.

Era: Chrome Era
Condition: Unused

The description on the back of the card:
“The World’s Largest Cuckoo Clock”
at the Cuckoo Clock Capital of Ohio. This masterpiece was 12 years in the making — 1962-1974. Stands 23 1/2 feet high, 24 feet long and 13 1/2 feet wide. It cuckoos and chimes on the hour and half hour and the animated carvings from the Schwarzwald, Germany, performing to music.
“Ohio’s Showplace of Cheesemaking”
U.S. Route 62, S.W.
Wilmot, Ohio 44689

The back of the postcard.

Publisher: Industrial Photography Division of Standards Testing Laboratories, Inc. MWM Dexter

Thomas A. Dexter was the inventor of gang printing. His company printed a wide variety of postcard subjects as linens and photochromes in New York from 1934-1980.

The company merged with Mid-Westen Map Company (MWM Color Press) in 1980 to become MWM Dexter, and they moved to Aurora, Missouri.
Read more about MWM Dexter

Rights Info: Public Domain

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