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A knocker-up (sometimes known as a knocker-upper) was a profession in England and Ireland. I'd forgotten all about these people. Great, I can feel another character coming on.

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TouchOfModern is proud to bring you the iconic design pieces from award-winning industrial designer Vadim Kibardin. The products from Kibardin's collection are shining examples of practical design that are both intelligent and whimsical.

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from Etsy

Vintage alarm clock Jantar from Soviet Union era mint color clock red black clock the clock

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from Mashable

Before alarm clocks, Brits paid people to wake them up by tapping on their window (Retronaut)

"Knockers-up" made a living by rousing workers in the industrial towns of Britain and Ireland.

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Amazing vintage clocks. love. And if the clocks are broken, why not put photos behind the glass and use them as frames?

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