Westclox Big Ben Style 1a Nickel Non Luminous Reproduction 1970 Alarm Clock

Westclox Big Ben Style 1a Nickel Non Luminous Reproduction 1970

Description:

Westclox made an excellent, almost exact, reproduction of the style 1a Big Ben in 1970. They can be identified by having the modern type of flat head screws with shoulders instead of round head screws, and by having a 1910 patent date on the back even though the case is style 1a.

Model Name: 

Big Ben

Westclox Sales (Catalog) Number: 

10045 (10045)

Date Summaries:

Introduced: 

   

Discontinued: 

Motive Power:

Spring

Model Type:

Clock

Company: 

Westclox

Usage Locations:

Shelf

Functions:

Time, Alarm

Specifications:

Case Color: 

Nickel   

Dial Material: 

Paper

Related Models:

Westclox → Big Ben Alarm ClockStyle 1a

Variations:

Big Ben Style 1a -> Back Type
Big Ben Style 1 and Style 1a -> Dial

History

They were sold in a very attractive hexagonal box which has pictures of antique items on the sides (tricycle, telephone, carriage, etc.) The movement is a windup almost identical to the original.

The following patent dates are at the upper right of the back:

PATENTED JUNE 9,1908 NOV. 17, 1908 DEC. 15, 1908 MAY 24, 1910

See History of the Westclox Big Ben Style 1a Alarm Clock


References

Examples of the Westclox Big Ben Style 1a Nickel Non Luminous Reproduction 1970 Alarm Clock:

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This item is shown for the historical record, it is not for sale.

Page Created: 2012-07-08 Page Modified: 2019-08-25