Price 80.00 euro
Width: 23cm./9.05inch Height: 17cm./6.6inch.
A Mao propaganda clock with wooden cabinet. On the left is a picture of Lin Biao. And on the right there is a picture of Mao Zedong. On the clock itself we see a flag with an image of Mao and girls holding flowers, One of the girl has got a waving arm wich moves every second. The clock is from the 60”’s and in good working order.
Mao Zedong (1893-1976) was leader of communist China for decades. He made major transformations in China, most known are the Cultural Revolution (removal of capitalist elements) and The Great Leap Forward (the industrialization of China).
Shown are Mao Zedong and Lin Biao who is holding the red book. Lin Biao collected quotations of Mao and published them wich would become known as The Red Book. Lin Biao was a chinese general and politician who commanded the troops in the Korea war. Later he got into a power struggle with Mao and he died in a planecrash.