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Electric Clock - Rosenblatt Bros, Australia, 'Modern Electric', circa 1933 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
|Dimensions:||14 cm (Height), 9 cm (Width), 23 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||electric clocks, mantel clocks|
|Themes this item is part of:||John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Horology Collection, Migration Collection, Science & Measurement Collection|
|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|