Table clock with a plastic case, and an inscription that reads “The Lux Clock Mfrg Co. Waterbury Conn.” This firm was established in 1914 by Paul Lux (1870-1947), a German clockmaker who emigrated to the United States in 1887.

Ref: “Paul Lux, Founder of Clock Firm, Dies,” New York Times (Jan. 26, 1947), p. 53.

Date Made: 1920-1930

Maker: Lux Clock Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.0938Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.0938

Object Name: Clock

Physical Description: metal (clock material)cellulose nitrate (overall material)rhinestones (decoration material)Measurements: overall: 10.5 cm x 9 cm x 5.5 cm; 4 1/8 in x 3 9/16 in x 2 3/16 inoverall: 4 1/8 in x 4 in x 2 in; 10.4775 cm x 10.16 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_1329798

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