The America alarm clock by Western Clock Manufacturing Co. was first marketed in 1896. This is the earliest catalog advertisement yet located for this clock. It shows a price of 69¢
A clock this old will have the patent date of Sept. 22, 1885 on the back.
This spring 1896 catalog of Graydon Palmer Co is labeled: "Sellers of General Merchandise" 277 Madison St. and 90 - 98 Market St. Chicago. Devoted Exclusively to Out of Town Trade.
The catalog has no page numbers and has about 100 pages.
Catalog courtesy of Pat Dowd.