Alarm Clock - Illuminating, France Object Reg. No: ST 023011

Alarm clock with illuminating mechanism, France.

As alarm rings a lever is released to strike a match and project it forward, opening door on right and illuminating dial.
Rectangular gilt brass case. Alarm control on top.

Spring wound; verge escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Joseph Lowy, 1948
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 9.5 cm (Height), 3 cm (Width), 7.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: alarm clocks, night clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: Joseph Lowy, Watchmaker (1889-1979), Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: france
Place Made: France

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