Tornado Alarm Clock

Description
This mechanical alarm clock was made about 1925 by the William Gilbert Clock Co., Winsted, Conn. The model, suggesting an aggressive wakeup, is called the Tornado.
Object Name
alarm clock
date made
ca 1925
manufacturer
William Gilbert Clock Co.
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 17.145 cm x 11.7602 cm x 6.6802 cm
ID Number
1984.0416.577
catalog number
1984.0416.577
accession number
1984.0416
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
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Exhibition
On Time
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
James Arthur Collection, New York University

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