Westclox 1948 Big Ben Brown Bakelite Electric Plain Alarm Clock
Big Ben electric alarm clock in brown Bakelite® case. Non-luminous dial. At first, the dial was beige on the outside and off-white in the center. The colors were reversed about November 1948.
Model Name: Big Ben Electric
Name on Dial: Big Ben
Westclox Sales (Catalog) Number: 963 (963)
Westclox Factory Number: S6-D (S6D)
Back ID: S6-D (S6D)
Initial Retail: $8.95 (USD)
Motive Power: A/C (electric mains powered)
Case Color: Brown
Case Material: Bakelite®
Case Trim Color: Brass
Dial Color: Beige & white
Dial Material: Painted metal
Height: 5 1/8 inches
Width: 5 inches
Westclox → Big Ben Alarm Clock
→ 1948 Electric
Examples with first dial type (beige outside and off-white center): 2-48.
Examples with the second dial type (off-white outside and beige center): 11-48 (2 examples) and 9-51.
- Price Change Book from the Westclox Factory - Bill Stoddard's Brief Summary
- Westclox - An Identification and Price Guide, Gary Biolchini, Schiffer Publishing, 2003, ISBN 0-7643-1835-7
- Research by Richard Tjarks, Jeff Wood, Gary Biolchini, Greg Adams and Bill Stoddard
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Page Modified: 2020-12-25