Rittenhouse Fairfax 1959
This iteration of the Rittenhouse Fairfax was offered for a short time beginning in 1959.
Described in a 1959 catalog entry as:
A Traditional design that complements any period. Eggshell finish with gold-flecked brown front panel; gold emblem. Two long tubes in brushed brass. “Lifetime” floating striker.
This example is in beige with a silver-gray flecked gray front panel with a gold emblem.
This features the Rittenhouse floating percussion mechanism on a small backplate to fit behind the oval shaped cover.
|Manufacturer||Rittenhouse Company Inc.|
|Location of Manufacture||Honeyoye Falls, New York|
|Date of Manufacture||1959|
|Cover||Styrene plastic cover; Brass bells; Steel backplate|
|Depth||2 5/8 inches|
|Notes||ElectraChime Collection. Original Condition.|