Westclox Clock Variations

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WestcloxBaby Ben Style 6Back TypeEarly backs have PAT. PDG, later ones don't.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 1Back TypeBig Ben Style 1 clocks used different patent dates and arrangements on the back. Also, the $2.50 price seal, and various Westclox logos were used.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 1aBack TypeStyle 1a Big Ben clocks have a series of patent sequences on the back. The patents were in two different locations. Later backs have patent numbers instead of dates.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 2Back TypeThe Big Ben Style 2 had two types of backs. The first has patent dates, and the second has patent numbers.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 3Back TypeBig Ben Style 3 backs had three different groups of patent numbers. The first backs have a slide alarm on/off switch, later ones have a pull switch.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 4a LoudBack TypeThe first backs don't say MADE IN U.S.A., later ones do.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 4 ChimeBack TypeAll Ben Ben Style 4 Chime Alarm backs that I've seen have five patent numbers.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 5a LoudBack TypeThe first backs have PAT. PDG., most backs have DES.114262
WestcloxBig Ben Style 5 ChimeBack TypeAll Ben Ben Style 5 Chime Alarm backs that I've seen have five patent numbers. There MAY be an early back without the design patent number.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 5 LoudBack TypeThese backs have a USA, Canadian, Australian and British patent. The two types are so similar that I didn't record the type for many clocks I had. For completeness I am showing both types here.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 6 ChimeBack TypeThe first ones say PAT. PDG. and later ones don't.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 6 LoudBack TypeThe first ones say PAT. PDG. and later ones don't.
WestcloxWaralarm - Fiber CaseBack TypeEarly examples have a price label, later ones have the price imprinted in the back.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 8Back PatentThe first backs did not have a patent number, after about a year a patent number was added.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 8Back PatentThe first backs did not have a patent number, after about a year a patent number was added.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 4Back MaterialMost Ivory Style 4 Baby Bens have a steel back which is copper plated then brass plated. A few late ones have a back which is nickel plated then lacquered pale gold.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 5Back MaterialMost Baby Ben style 5 clocks have a steel back. A few have brass or aluminum back.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 4a LoudBack MaterialMost Big Ben Style 4a have a steel back. A few aluminum backs have been seen.
WestcloxFour Inch MovementBack LogoSome from before 1910 into the teens have a maker's logo or MADE IN USA on the back.
WestcloxModel 66 MovementAlarm Set Knob FasteningEarly 66 movements have screw on knobs, later they are staked.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 4 ChimeAlarm GovernorThe first examples have a fiber gear driving a fan fly. Later examples have a brass gear driving a centrifugal governor.
WestcloxBen BoltAlarm DialThe first ones have a metal dial with painted numerals and a blue steel pointer. Later ones have a transparent plastic dial with imprinted numerals, and the pointer is beneath it on a painted metal disc.
WestcloxWindup ClockAlarm ClickWestclox kept changing their winding ratchet mechanism. The first four types listed here engage with projections pressed out of the body of the mainwheel.
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