Advertiser for "LEEDS Correct Glasses & Eyes Examined" Electric Gallery Wall Clock Used at 292 Main Street in Poughkeepsie,NY. 12601.
(The Historic "Eltings" Building survives a newly restored 3,750 square foot Bldg. with a "Brasserie" restaurant within the Building at 292-294 Main Street. Downtown and only a few blocks from the Hudson River)
Art Deco Window / Gallery Clock Made Ca. 1930's to 1940's. Built as a Commercial Grade Clock then probably converted to an advertiser with the newer foil back Graphics by "Leeds Eye Glass & Eye Examiner" at a later time.
Clock Made By "Sun Electric Clock Corp.,New York City" marked at bottom of Dial.
Very Dark Chocolate Brown Stained & Varnished Ogee Front Wood Case with flat glass, over a Silver & Black Painted Square Dial.
Plywood back with a Time Set & Start Dial. These Old Original Electric movements relied on standard 120 volts AC Current with 60 cycles, but it was a 50 / 50 shot which direction that the motors would try to start in. So they installed the "Start Dial" to help it in the correct rotational direction whenever it had to be plugged in, or powered up.
Works Great. Normal 3 Day Inspection Guarantee. Electric movement has a 58 inch brown electric cord provided.
Measures 17 by 17 inches square, and 3 1/4 inches deep. Weighs 9 Pounds and 1.3 Ounces.
(Will ship well packed @ 12 Pounds in a 24 inch square by 6 inch thick Box)