Lackner Neon Clocks
Cincinnati - Ohio
Lackner Clock Company of Cincinnati, Ohio was one of largest producer of industrial and lite-up advertising clocks during the 1930's + 1940's. Along with the large wall clocks Lackner manufactured they also offered a line of tabletop Art Deco "Neon-Glo" clocks that had a neon tube or light bulbs on the interior that lit-up the dial and cabinets when switched on.
The cases were made of either Bakelite, Catalin, Plaskon(an type of early plastic like Bakelite) or wood with brass, glass, Bakelite and Plexiglas accents. The Catalin Dulcy, Bakelite and Plaskon Sultan + Iris models are the most sought after by collectors. The Catalin version was available in alabaster(yellow), marbled brown, marbled black + yellow, blue, and orchid(pink). Bakelite versions were available in brown or black and Plaskon version in ivory. All models, materials and colors are difficult to find without major cracks.
Catalin Art Deco Lackner "Neon-Glo" Clock DULCY Marbleized Brown
Wonderful Swirled Brown Bakelite Cabinet in Working Condition
Lackner Neon-Glo Art Deco Dulcy Marbled Brown Catalin Bakelite clock made in the 30's and 40's in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is the only Catalin case clock with a that lites-up with a neon giving the dial a beautiful glow.
This Lackner retains a beautiful natural gloss to the cabinet and is highly marbleized with tones of yellow + orange. Cabinet has no cracks, burns or repairs. It does have a couple of small chips caused by the shrinking of the Catalin cabinet around the metal back which is common for Lackner Bakelite body clocks.
Clock is in working order, keeps accurate time and has the original movement, neon and transformer.
Clock measures approximately: 6.5" wide by 6.75" high by 3" deep. Vintage clocks are not guaranteed to keep accurate time and to continue working after shipping.$1,250.00