Seth Thomas Alarm Clock

Description
Made about 1908-1913, this clock features an eight-day movement with “long alarm” based on US Patent No. 896734 awarded to E. B. Latham and J. Walker of New York, New York. They assigned the patent to Seth Thomas Clock Co. of Thomaston, Connecticut.
The clock features an alarm that rings continuously for 20 minutes unless turned off. Once set, the alarm also rings routinely at the same time daily.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
clock, alarm, seth thomas
date made
1908-1913
patent date
1908-08-25
maker
Thomas, Seth
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 8 1/4 in x 4 7/8 in; 25.4 cm x 20.955 cm x 12.3825 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
1997.0058.01
catalog number
1997.0058.01
accession number
1997.0058
subject
Measuring & Mapping
Timekeeping
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Robert G. Rolfe

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