Alarm Clock, 'Westclox' Big Ben; Western Clock Co.; 1918-1935; WY.1990.91
Alarm Clock, 'Westclox' Big BenAbout this object
This is a 'Westclox Big Ben' alarm clock. Originally designed in 1909, in 1918 it was improved to make it dust proof, and it then remained in production, virtually unchanged until 1935. Their reliability and loud alarm, which could not be slept through, made the Big Ben one of the most popular alarm clocks in the world.Maker
inorganic, processed material, metal, steel
inorganic, processed material, metal, nickel
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
On front printed: 'Westclox'
On lower rim: 'Made by Western Clock Co, La Salle, Ill, U.S.A.'
On reverse: 'PATENTED USA'
h 165 mm x d 155 mm x d 75 mmSubject and Association Keywords
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