Westclox Clock Variations

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CompanyGroupFeatureDescription
 
WestcloxBig Ben Style 7 BlackBezel ColorBlack Big Ben style 7 has a nickel bezel at first, changed to brass ca. 1960.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 1Center Pinion ConstructionAt first, cast lead with steel wires; later, solid steel.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 1DialBaby Ben style 1 dials were first celluloid covered, then plain paper. At first, the dials just say "baby Ben" with the first "b" lower case, and the back of the "4" is curved. Later, the back of the "4" was made straight, followed by the first "B" in "Baby" being upper case. The trademark "Westclox" was added to the dial in late 1917. Lettering at the bottom of the dial started in 1915.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 5DialIvory Style 5 Baby Ben luminous dials were brown-banded at first, and were solid brown starting ca. mid-1948.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 6DialThe font of the name "Westclox"
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 and Baby Ben Style 7Dial NumeralsRadial numerals to start, changed to upright in 1958.
WestcloxModel 66 MovementGear MaterialMost 66 movements have brass gears. Waralarms have steel gears. Late 1950s examples have steel gears.
WestcloxBig Ben and Baby Ben Style 7Hairspring Fastening to StudEarly examples are pinned, most are glued.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 1Hairspring MaterialFirst a blued steel hairspring was used, then a copper color hairspring. The transition was ca. 1920 to 1922.
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.
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.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 4Lettering at Bottom of DialThe "A" in "MADE IN U.S.A." has either a dot or a dash after it. Early ones have a dot. This applies only to non-luminous dials with "MADE BY WESTERN CLOCK CO., . . . " at the bottom of the dial.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 4Maker's Name on DialIn late 1936 or early 1937, the lettering at the bottom of the dial changed from "MADE BY WESTERN CLOCK CO. LA SALLE, ILL. U.S.A" to "MADE BY WESTCLOX, LA SALLE, ILL., U.S.A."
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).
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 5Movement MaterialMost movements are nickel plated, some during WWII are not.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 6Movement MaterialNickel plated or brass plates with blue steel bridges.
WestcloxModel 66 MovementMovement MaterialEarly 66 movement plates are brass, they are steel during WWII, later ones are aluminum
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