Gramophone records Bollywood clocks: Yeh Raat Bheegi Bheegi

10,000.00

Gramophone records Bollywood converted to clocks for sale.

Featured here is a rare original old Bollywood vinyl record of the hit Raj Kapoor album, Chori Chori converted into a beautiful hand painted clock that tells the time with a song!

This revolutionary product combines three separate offerings into one very unique design: hand painted Bollywood movie posters art, vintage Bollywood memorabilia and actual function.

Indian cinema is set to complete 100 years of its existence next year – 2013 will be the centennial year for Bollywood. As a dedication to 100 years of Indian cinema, Indian Hippy has singled out original gramophone records of Bollywood featuring the best Hindi songs of all time, and transformed them into colorful hand painted clocks.

Back in the days, these gramophone records were bestsellers and contained some of the greatest Bollywood songs ever. Reborn in a fresh avatar as hand painted clocks, these old Bollywood vinyl records have been given a new lease of life.

The rare Bollywood vinyl records that these clocks have been made from are either 33 ½ or 45 RPM 12” Long Play vinyls dating back to the 1960s. Gramophone records of Bollywood surviving today have very little play value, primarily because of scratches and dust that accumulate over several decades they have been around for. Hence, if played on a gramophone or a turntable, they tend to skip.

Bollywood music records also pose a risk to the environment as the vinyl material they are made of is non-biodegradable. Thousands of broken vinyl records find their way into landfills each year and end up clogging and harming the environment. By converting these gramophone records of Bollywood into not just beautiful works of art, but actual functional clocks that serve a purpose, Indian Hippy aims to promote the message of “recycle and reuse” with a Bollywood twist!

This unique product transforms best Bollywood vinyl records into works of art that serve an excellent function of telling the time. Our Bollywood vinyl records for sale are certified damage-free and are thoroughly cleaned before being painted and converted into clocks.

These unique gramophone records Bollywood clocks feature hand painted portraits of film stars along with a line from a chart topping track in the record. Fitted with a thoroughly tested clock machine encased in a plastic body compartment at the back, this beautiful hand painted clock is ready for hanging on your wall.

This gramophone records Bollywood clock works with a standard AA pencil battery. Also provided with every Bollywood vinyl record clock is the original jacket of the record to validate its authenticity. The jacket features artwork on the front cover and a song list on its back detailing information about singers, music composers, etc.

A celebration of Bollywood music and an ode to the best Hindi songs of all time, these gramophone records Bollywood clocks will not just tell you the time, but put a song in your heart!

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Please note:  The vinyl material of the LP record is UV sensitive and susceptible to heat damage. Exposure to direct sunlight will cause the LP record to warp / contort. The clock must be installed on a wall away from direct sunlight and heat. Also, since the hands of the clock are exposed, please do not place the clock flat on its face or touch the hands. Doing so may bend the hands and impair the natural motion of the clock.

Summary

  • Fully functional hand painted clock created from a genuine, vintage Bollywood vinyl LP record
  • Features hand painted portraits of Bollywood stars along with a line from a chartbusting track in the record
  • Unique combination of hand painted art, vintage Bollywood memorabilia and actual function
  • Hand painted by the last few remaining Bollywood poster artists & billboard painters in India
  • Approximately 12” x 12” inches in dimension
  • Fitted with a thoroughly tested clock machine
  • One year replacement guarantee
  • Ready for hanging on your wall
  • Works with a standard AA pencil battery
  • Comes with the original jacket of the record to validate its authenticity
  • Created from 33 ½ or 45 RPM 12” Long Play vintage Bollywood vinyl records
  • Not just beautiful works of art, but actual functional clocks that serve a purpose
  • Don’t just tell the time, but put a song in your heart
  • Promotes the message of ‘recycle and reuse’ with a Bollywood twist!

FAQs

Q> What material are these hand painted clocks made of?

The hand painted clocks are made using genuine, vintage Bollywood vinyl LP records. These records are either 33 ½ or 45 RPM 12” Long Play vinyls dating back to the 1960s.

Q> How can one tell whether these are actual original, vintage Bollywood vinyl LP records?

We use only 100% genuine, authentic vintage Bollywood vinyl LP records to manufacture our hand painted clocks. Each hand painted clock comes with the original jacket of the vinyl record to validate its authenticity. The jacket features artwork on the front cover and a song list on its back detailing information about singers, music composers, etc. Further, the Bollywood vinyl LP record also features a center label on which the song list is printed.

Q> Can these vintage Bollywood vinyl LP records be played?

Obviously not. Since they have been hand painted and converted into clocks, there is no way to play these vintage Bollywood vinyl LP records on a turntable or a gramophone.

Q> Why take these beautiful vintage Bollywood vinyl LP records and convert them into something else?

Vintage Bollywood vinyl LP records have very little play value, primarily because of scratches and dust that accumulate over several decades they have been around for. Hence, if played on a gramophone or a turntable, they tend to skip. Vintage LP records also pose a risk to the environment as the vinyl material they are made of is non-biodegradable. By converting these redundant Bollywood vinyl LP records into not just beautiful works of art, but actual functional clocks that serve a purpose, Indian Hippy aims to promote the message of ‘recycle and reuse’ with a Bollywood twist!

Q> Will the paint wear off?

Each record is meticulously hand painted using absolutely permanent shades to ensure that the paint never wears off.

Q> How do I install this hand painted Bollywood vinyl LP record clock on my wall?

Our beautiful hand painted clocks come 100% ready for hanging on your wall. Simply open the plastic body compartment at the back, insert a pencil (AA) battery and you are good to go! The plastic body case comes ready with an inbuilt hook to hang the clock.

Q> How are these hand painted clocks packed?

The hand painted Bollywood vinyl LP record clocks are packed in specially designed boxes to ensure safe delivery to your doorstep.

Q> Are there any special instructions on how to take care of these vintage Bollywood vinyl LP record clocks?

The vinyl material of the LP record is UV sensitive and susceptible to heat damage. Exposure to direct sunlight will cause the LP record to warp / contort. Hence, the clock must be installed on a wall away from direct sunlight and heat. Also, since the hands of the clock are exposed, please do not place the clock flat on its face or touch the hands. Doing so may bend the hands and impair the natural motion of the clock.

Q> What if the clock stops working?

Each hand painted Bollywood vinyl LP record clock is thoroughly tested before being dispatched. In the rare case when a clock stops working, we provide a one year replacement guarantee.

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