Waterbury Turnout Alarm Clock

Description
This mechanical alarm clock features a radium dial to glow in the dark. Made about 1920 by the Waterbury Clock Co., the model is called the Turnout.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
alarm clock
date made
1918-1920
manufacturer
Waterbury Clock Company
Measurements
overall: 6 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 15.875 cm x 11.1125 cm x 6.6675 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Waterbury
ID Number
1986.0434.04
catalog number
1986.0434.04
accession number
1986.0434
catalog number
1986.434.04
subject
Measuring & Mapping
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Mary Eloise Green

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