General Electric Model 5F52 "Mirage"

GE 5F52 "Mirage"

The late 1930's GE model 5F52 "Mirage" featured a clear glass face with mirrored numerals and center decoration.   It was painted to give it the black appearance, and covered with silver colored alligator skin textured paper. The hands were chrome plated.  It was also available with gold mirroring on a white background, brass hands, and a gold colored paper backing.  Also called the "Mirage" was the rectangular model 5F50, which was also available with a black or white background.  The list price of all versions of the Mirage was $7.50 in 1937.

GE 5F50 "Mirage"

Above are pages from a 1937 GE Dealer's catalog.