Original 1930s Neon-Ray Signs Inc. CEC & HARRY’S BAR & GRILL DETROIT DINER MENU BOARD ADVERTISING CLOCK. UP FOR SALE IS AN EXTREMELY RARE AND VERY SCARCE ORIGINAL VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1930s NEON-RAY SIGNS INC. BAR & GRILL DINER MENU BOARD ADVERTISING NEON CLOCK. Neon-Ray was a company based in Brooklyn & Buffalo New York U. They produced a couple of different types of “menu board” clocks. We’re assuming this was a sibling of the Canadian Neon Ray Clock Company. VERY HEAVY CLOCK WITH TRANSFORMER WHICH MEASURES 22″ INCHES HIGH X 18.5″ INCHES WIDE X 8 INCHES DEEP AND RETAINS THE ORIGINAL HANGING CHAIN ON THE BACK OF THE CLOCK WITH HANDLE ON TOP. THE PATENT DATE ON THE CLOCK DATES THE PIECE TO AROUND 1931. THE ALTERNATING CURRENT SYNCHRONOUS MOVEMENT “HAMMOND” CLOCK KEEPS PERFECT TIME AS WELL AND YOU HAVE TO START THE CLOCK BY HAND WINDING!!! THERE IS A SWITCH ON THE SIDE OF THE CLOCK TO TURN THE NEON LIGHTS ON AND OFF!!! THE MENU BOARD IS BLACK METAL WITH 3 ROWS TO SLIDE CARDBOARD LETTERS INTO POSITION. THE CARDBOARD LETTERING WHICH READS AS FOLLOWS: (CEC & HARRY’S BAR & GRILL BEER 5 CENTS SHOT 10 CENTS) IS 100% ORIGINAL TO THE SIGN FROM THE 30s & 40s era… I WAS TOLD THAT THIS SIGN CAME OUT OF MOTOR CITY DETROIT BY THE GENTLEMAN I BOUGHT IT FROM!! ORIGINAL BRIGHT NEON AND SMOOTH RUNNING CLOCK IS SHOWING NORMAL SIGNS OF USAGE WHICH IS APPROPRIATE WITH THE AGING PROCESS SUCH AS SOME OVERALL WEAR MARKS AND SOME PITTING TO THE METAL ON THE BACK OF IT WHICH ALL ADD TO THE AMAZING NATURAL VINTAGE PATINA AND CHARACTER IT TRULY HAS!!! THE ORIGINAL NICKEL PLATING FRAME AROUND THE OUTSIDE EDGE TRULY LOOKS AMAZING WITH SOME LIGHT WEAR AND THE CLOCK IS QUIET AS A MOUSE!!! THE PLUG HAS BEEN REPLACED AND EVERYTHING ON THIS CLOCK WORKS AS IT SHOULD!!! I WISH I COULD TELL YOU MORE ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THIS PIECE BUT UNFORTUNATELY I WAS ONLY TOLD THAT IT CAME OUT OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN!!! THIS VERY RARE NEON CLOCK SIGN DESERVES TO BE APPRECIATED BY SOMEONE WHO WILL ACTUALLY PUT IT ON DISPLAY WITH THEIR COLLECTION OF OLD ORIGINAL NEON CLOCKS!!! HERE IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO ADD A VERY OLD AND EXTREMELY SCARCE PIECE TO YOUR CURRENT COLLECTION OF VINTAGE ADVERTISING MEMORABILIA OR SCARCE NEON COLLECTIBLES!!! IT IS FROM THE ART DECO 1930s ERA AND STILL IN EXCELLENT SHAPE FOR HOW OLD IT IS AND WILL DISPLAY NICELY WITH ANY COLLECTION OF NEON CLOCKS!! DON’T PASS UP ON THIS VERY RARE NEON CLOCK SIGN AND GOOD LUCK!! If there is a problem with your item once you receive it.. I care about all our customers and want you to have a pleasant shopping experience so you will come back and shop with us again! Please take a moment and visit my Store for more great deals. Also, I provide 5 STAR services on all my auctions. Please be kind and take the time to rate me as 5 STARS when leaving feedback. Thank You – Please Come Back Soon! The item “VTG 1930s ANTIQUE Neon Ray Signs BAR DINER MENU BOARD ADVERTISING HAMMOND CLOCK” is in sale since Sunday, October 21, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Clocks”. The seller is “americancowboy989″ and is located in Saint Helen, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica.
- Date of Creation: Early 1930s era…
- Brand: NEON-RAY SIGNS INC.
- Type of Advertising: Menu Board Neon Clock
- Modified Item: No
- Color: Nickel Plated Frame Edge With Blue & Red Neon
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States