Winding Key For Clocks

Summary: 

The "flattened" or closed key used on the Baby Ben starting in the 1920s.

Patent Dates


Application Date: 

1920-06-15   

Issue Date: 

1920-11-09

Patent Numbers


Patent Number: 

1358457   

Serial Number: 

389181

Description: 

The thinner design makes it easier to wind the clock without the user's thumbnail caching on the time set knob.

Inventor Information: 

Norman T. Mills of San Francisco, California.

Patent Type: 

Utility

Patent Country: 

United States

Patent Category:

Clock Technology

Patent Companies


User: 

Western Clock Company 1912 to 1936   

User: 

Westclox

Inventor: 

Mills, Norman

Patent URLs:

U.S. Patent Database; Google Patents