Tornado Alarm Clock

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
William Gilbert Clock Co.
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
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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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