Crystal Palm Flower: Logan's Run Life Clock on Ebay

A palm flower from the movie Logan's Run (from the novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson) is available for purchase on Ebay. In the novel, everyone wore a life clock in the palm of their hand; the crystal palm flower changed color based on the time of life (and role in society).


(From Logan's Run Red Life Clock)

The life clock is described as "approximately 1" in diameter. Near mint condition. No chips."

Here's a brief quote from the novel:

"Show me your hand, Logan," said the psyc doctor.

Logan obeyed.

"Do you know why you have this?" he said, tapping the palmflower with an index finger.

"To tell my age," said Logan.

"And how old are you?"

"I'm six."

And what happens when you are seven?"

"It goes to blue... and I leave the nursery."

See Logan's Run Red Life Clock for more info; thanks to Boing Boing for the story.

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