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Barack Around the Clock Outsells Other Obama Watches
So far this election season, The Barack Around The Clock watch has outsold other Obama Watches by more than 4 to 1, according to ObamaWatches.com, an online political memorabilia company.
By: Einstein, da Vinci & Goldenberg
The number one selling Obama Watch features a star-studded, hip President smiling like Mona Lisa and sporting retro sunglasses. The rock-themed watch was designed by graphic designer and illustrator David Bell.
Running a close second, in a race to be the best selling Obama Watch, was ILLUSTRATED OBAMA, by Brooklyn-based artist, illustrator and art educator, Caty Bartholomew.
The Illustrated Obama watch has no words, just 2012 and a clever illustration of the 44th President.
The third best selling Obama watch from the 2012 campaign so far is Smiley Face 2012. Kevin Beck, an artist and the original designer of the first Obama Watches in 2008, designed the watch. Smiley Face 2012 has a simple brown smiley face and the slogan: President Obama for President.
Seven artists created the 10 watches in ObamaWatches.com’
During the 2008 campaign, Obama Watches sold 14 different Obama for President watches, including three Inaugural Watches. Three Obama Watches from 2008 are in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution.
Jack Goldenberg, President, Obama Watches, is no stranger to creating global fads and product lines. Goldenberg was Creative Director of McDonald’s first national Happy Meal and he worked on the launch of two other American icons, Cabbage Patch Kids dolls and Pop Rocks candy.