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Alarm Clock - Electric, Smiths English Clocks, 1934 Object Reg. No: ST 019602

Summary:
Alarm clock, electric, bakelite case, Smiths English Clocks Ltd, 1934.
Description:
Electric alarm clock in brown square bakelite case with curved arch top. Silvered chapter with luminous arabic figures. Black hands with luminous pointers. Below 12 is an aperture which shows if current has been turned off. Alarm dial at back.

Electric synchronous motor.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1934
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 12 cm (Height), 6.5 cm (Width), 11 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: alarm clocks, electric clocks, wall clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Dial marked 'Smith Electric', 'Alarm' and 'Made in England'.
Manufacturer: Smiths English Clocks Ltd, Cricklewood, England, Great Britain, 1934

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Mark Draper Posted on 04 Dec 2009 5:52 AM
I have one of these and would like to know if it has any Value and if so do you know of somebody who could fix it in South Africa?
Discovery Centre Posted on 10 Dec 2009 4:04 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Mark. Unfortunately Museum Victoria cannot provide valuations of objects. You may want to contact a member of the South African Antique Dealers' Association www.saada.co.za
John Paley Posted on 22 Apr 2014 3:23 AM
Hi have the same case clock but has no current on aperture and no 'alarm' on the dial

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