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

Westclox Big Ben Style 1a Gold Non Luminous Reproduction 1970

Description:

Same as the nickel version but in a gold-plated case.

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 Names:

Model Name: 

Big Ben   

Name on Dial: 

Big Ben

Date Summaries:

Introduced: 

   

Discontinued: 

Motive Power:

Spring

Model Type:

Clock

Company: 

Westclox

Usage Locations:

Shelf

Functions:

Time, Alarm

Specifications:

Case Color: 

Gold Plated   

Height: 

7 Inches

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 Gold Non Luminous Reproduction 1970 Alarm Clock:

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

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