Westclox 1948 Big Ben Brown Bakelite Electric Plain Clock

Westclox 1948 Big Ben Brown Bakelite Electric Plain

Description:

Big Ben electric alarm clock in brown BakeliteĀ® 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 Names:

Model Name: 

Big Ben Electric   

Name on Dial: 

Big Ben

Model Numbers:

Westclox Sales (Catalog) Number: 

963 (963)   

Westclox Factory Number: 

S6-D (S6D)   

Back ID: 

S6-D (S6D)

Date Summaries:

Introduced: 

   

Discontinued: 

Initial Retail: 

$8.95 (USD)

Motive Power:

A/C (electric mains powered)

Model Type:

Clock

Company: 

Westclox

Usage Locations:

Shelf

Functions:

Time, Alarm

Specifications:

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

Related Models:

Westclox → Big Ben1948 Electric

History

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.

See History of the Westclox Big Ben 1948 Electric Clock


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

Page Created: 2012-09-03 Page Modified: 2012-10-09