Tornado Alarm Clock

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
National Museum of American History
manufacturer
William Gilbert Clock Co.
Credit Line
James Arthur Collection, New York University
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
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Measuring & Mapping
ca 1925
Object Name
alarm clock
ID Number
1984.0416.577
catalog number
1984.0416.577
accession number
1984.0416