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About Lucite

One of the marvels unveiled at the 1939 New York World's Fair was transparent acrylic, known as Lucite and Plexiglas. The fair's head-turning showpiece was the completely transparent Ghost Car, a 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six covered in acrylic. RCA encased a working TRK-12 television in Lucite, which helped convince skeptical onlookers that the brand-new device actually worked. While you may not use acrylic to encase major appliances or your mode of transportation, it makes an intriguing decor accent. Crystal clear Lucite furniture makes a statement with pieces such as the Louis Ghost Chair, which is styled like the 18th-century Louis XV chair. Look for transparency, clean seams and joints, and clean lines in new or vintage Lucite pieces. Other furniture options include nesting, coffee, or bistro tables, as well as decor accessories such as lamp bases, vases, and bar stools. The reliable sellers on eBay offer a wide variety of intriguing Lucite pieces to add an innovative touch to your home or office.