Westclox Clock Variations

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CompanyGroupFeatureDescription
 
WestcloxWaralarm - Fiber CaseBackEarly examples have a price label, later ones have the price imprinted in the back.
WestcloxModel 66 MovementAlarm Set Knob FasteningEarly 66 movements have screw on knobs, later they are staked.
WestcloxModel 66 MovementGear MaterialMost 66 movements have brass gears. Waralarms have steel gears. Late 1950s examples have steel gears.
WestcloxModel 66 MovementMinute Wheel FasteningEarly model 66 movements have no minute wheel fastening, or a c-clip. Later, it was fixed in place by a stud.
WestcloxModel 66 MovementMovement Date LocationModel 66 movement date location varies by date made and where made (USA, Canada, Scotland).
WestcloxModel 66 MovementMovement MaterialEarly 66 movement plates are brass, they are steel during WWII, later ones are aluminum
WestcloxBig Ben Style 7 BlackBezel ColorBlack Big Ben style 7 has a nickel bezel at first, changed to brass ca. 1960.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 7BaseSome have a single digit number, some say 75-102.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 1 and Style 1aDialThis series of dials covers Big Ben Styles 1 and 1a. The earliest form of the Style 1 dial has unusual numerals, including a backward-curving leg on the "7". The Big Ben was improved from Style 1 to Style 1a during the period that the dials were made with "Westclox" in italic text. Luminous dials were first made in the Big Ben Style 1a era.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 1aBackStyle 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 1BackBig 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 1Repeat LeverThe first Big Ben movement patent shows 2 types of repeat lever. Inventor George Kern changed the repeat lever several times, until the familiar type evolved.
WestcloxBig Ben and Baby Ben Style 7Dial NumeralsRadial numerals to start, changed to upright in 1958.
WestcloxBig Ben and Baby Ben Style 7Hairspring Fastening to StudEarly examples are pinned, most are glued.
WestcloxBig Ben and Baby Ben Style 7Hand TypeThe earliest hands are flat (first half or 1956), later they are beveled with a conical cap over the center hole
WestcloxBig Ben and Baby Ben Style 7Lens ShapePointed lens until 1960, then rounded.
WestcloxBig Ben and Baby Ben Style 4Hand TypeOn luminous style 4 Baby Ben, the earliest examples have simplified skeleton hands, most examples have solid hands.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 6BackEarly backs have PAT. PDG, later ones don't.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 6BaseThe lettering, and some are cut-out and some are solid.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 6Base Cavity NumberLettering "1 A", "2 A" "5 A" or "6 A", or a number 1 through 7 have been observed on the bottom of the bases. Max Schlenker said these are "cavity numbers" to identify the cavity used to cast the base.
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