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Electric Clock - Rosenblatt Bros, Australia, 'Modern Electric', circa 1933 Object Reg. No: ST 019901

Electric mantel clock, bakelite case, 'Modern Electric', made by Rosenblatt Bros, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1933.

David Rosenblatt migrated from Poland in 1929, bringing his plant of automatic lathes and precision gear-cutting tools, and establishing a precision engineering business in Melbourne. His son, Binem Pesach Rosenblatt, was responsible for the design and construction of the clock.
Electric movement in a round bakelite case supported by square stands on each side. Dial has a figure of a man above 6, black hands, and black arabic numerals. Brass sweep second hand with crescent.

Electric synchronous movement.

Includes electric cord and plug.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1935
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 14 cm (Height), 9 cm (Width), 23 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: electric clocks, mantel clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Migration Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: australia
Inscriptions: Brass dial is marked 'Modern Electric' and 'Made in Australia'.
Manufacturer: Rosenblatt Bros, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1933
Designer: Binem Rosenblatt - Rosenblatt Brothers, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1933

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