Westclox Clock Variations

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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.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 6 ChimeMovement 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
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 2Movement TypeNo hole or hole for alarm pull switch
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 2Number of Base Corners GoneSometimes one or both front corners are broken off. This is a rough attempt to track how well the style 2 bases aged.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 2Number of Base Corners GoneSometimes one or both front corners are broken off. This is a rough attempt to track how well the style 2 bases aged.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 8Number of Set KnobsMost Style 8 Baby Bens have two set knobs (separate time and alarm setting knobs). Very late examples have a single knob that sets the alarm in the normal (in) position and sets the time when it is pulled out and turned.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 5Paint colorPaint color of the style 5 Baby Ben Gun Metal clock. Early (pre-war): the metallic coat is over the black base coat. Smoother surface. Late ((post-war): Metallic paint all the way through. Slightly more speckled surface. Those with back type 4 are unusual - the bezels have the early type paint, and the backs are noticeably more black - very slightly metallic.
WestcloxFour Inch MovementPatent FormThe form of the patent stamping on the back of the case.
WestcloxFour Inch MovementPlate ShapeThe shape of the front and back movement plate.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 2RD 1927The Doehler bases may or may not say RD - 1927. The other bases may or may not say "RD 1927" The bases without RD 1927 are earlier.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 8Regulator LocationThe first Style 8 Baby Bens have the regulator located behind 7:30 on the dial. After a couple years, Westclox rotated the movement in the case, putting the regulator behind 9:00 on the dial.
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.
WestcloxBen Bolt & SiestaScrew Spacing on BottomFirst, screws on the bottom have wide spacing. Later, the screws are closer together.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 7Set Knob MaterialThe vast majority of Baby Ben Style have metal knobs. Very late examples have plastic key and knob.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 8Set Knob MaterialMost Baby Ben Style 8 clocks have metal set knobs. Very late ones have plastic knobs and key.
WestcloxWindup ClockTime ClickWestclox kept changing their winding ratchet mechanism. The first four types listed here engage with projections pressed out of the body of the mainwheel.
WestcloxBig Ben Style 4 ChimeTime Set Knob to Time Key SpacingEarly Style 4 Chime Alarms have the time key close to the time set knob, and the time key has male threads. Standard ones have wide spacing from the time set knob to the time key, and the time key has female threads.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 4Trip Staff NutLong or short nut on trip staff. Early examples have a long nut, and a correspondingly shorter alarm set knob.
WestcloxBen BoltUL LogoSmall logo used first (on the back of the case), later a larger logo was used.
WestcloxBaby Ben Style 4Width of "BABY BEN" on Made by Westclox dialThe very earliest "Made by Westclox" dials have the name "BABY BEN" the same width as "Westclox" below the center. Most have "BABY BEN" wider than "Westclox". This applies to the plain (non-luminous) dials; MAY apply to the Ivory Brown Band Luminous dial; and PROBABLY doesn't apply to the Black Luminous dial, which started out with different widths as a "Made by Western Clock Co. . . ." dial and continued with different widths as a "Made by Westclox . . ." dial.
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