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
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Measuring & Mapping
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
On Time
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
James Arthur Collection, New York University

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