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Handbag

Manufacturer:
Westclox, American, founded 1936  Search this
Designer:
George Blow, American, 1897 – 1960  Search this
Simon de Vaulchier, French, 1893 - 1971, active in New York  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite, metal, glass, paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 di. x 1.3 d cm (2 3/4 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
timepieces & measuring devices
Decorative Arts
Watch
Object Name:
Watch
Manufactured in:
La Salle, Illinois, USA
Date:
ca. 1933
Credit Line:
Gift of Max Pine and Lois Mander
Accession Number:
2008-9-13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2008-9-13
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Handbag

Manufacturer:
Westclox, American, founded 1936  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM), glass, metal
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 di. x 1.3 d cm (2 3/4 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
timepieces & measuring devices
Decorative Arts
watch
Object Name:
watch
Manufactured in:
La Salle, Illinois, USA
Date:
ca. 1933
Credit Line:
Gift of Max Pine and Lois Mander
Accession Number:
2008-9-14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq40dc0b4a9-a0c2-49f9-84d1-fb025574fd5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2008-9-14

Big Ben

Manufacturer:
Westclox, American, founded 1936  Search this
Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
metal, glass, blued steel (hands), printed paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13.5 x 12.6 x 6.1 cm (5 5/16 x 4 15/16 x 2 3/8in.)
Type:
timepieces & measuring devices
Decorative Arts
Clock
Object Name:
Clock
Manufactured in:
USA
Date:
1931
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Neil Sellin
Accession Number:
1999-2-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4679409c0-14ce-47c6-9364-c2215c885bb6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1999-2-1
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Moonbeam

Manufacturer:
Westclox, American, founded 1936  Search this
Medium:
Plastic housing
Dimensions:
H x W x D (without cord): 12.4 x 16.2 x 5.5 cm (4 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
Type:
timepieces & measuring devices
Decorative Arts
Clock
Object Name:
Clock
Manufactured in:
USA
Date:
1930–39
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. William Shopsin
Accession Number:
1991-143-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq430392790-ccb1-43b5-96ca-9b08c51e740c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-143-1
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Big Ben Chime

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Office of:
Henry Dreyfuss Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Manufacturer:
Westclox, American, founded 1936  Search this
Medium:
Enamelled metal, brass, blued steel (hands), printed paper
Dimensions:
14 x 13 x 7 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
timepieces & measuring devices
Decorative Arts
Alarm Clock
Object Name:
Alarm Clock
Manufactured in:
LaSalle, Illinois, USA
Designed in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1944
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Dreyfuss
Accession Number:
1972-88-185
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq432a3e65b-8fda-450d-a7cf-7316bbc21034
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-88-185
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clock

Maker:
Westclox  Search this
Object Name:
Clock
ID Number:
ME.328677
Catalog number:
328677
Accession number:
274177
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-b332-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856834

clock

Maker:
Westclox  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 10.795 cm x 11.1125 cm x 7.9375 cm
Object Name:
Clock
Other Terms:
Clock; Mechanical
Credit Line:
Dr. Jacob Rabinow
ID Number:
ME.328676
Catalog number:
328676
Accession number:
274177
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-b336-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856838

Westclox Big Ben Deluxe Alarm Clock

Maker:
Western Clock Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 3 in; 14.605 cm x 14.605 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Clock
Other Terms:
Clock; Mechanical, Spring-Driven
Date made:
1927-1932
Credit Line:
Gift of Betty Meggers
ID Number:
ME.334812
Catalog number:
334812
Accession number:
314637
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-76b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_850384

print

Associated institution:
Westclox Factory  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Photograph
ID Number:
1986.0149.06
Accession number:
1986.0149
1986.0149
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Work and Industry: Heavy Machinery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-9550-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_849647

print

Associated institution:
Westclox Factory  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Photograph
ID Number:
1986.0149.07
Accession number:
1986.0149
1986.0149
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Work and Industry: Heavy Machinery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-986d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_849648

Watch Movement, Westclox

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; x .9525 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
watch movement
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert G. Rolfe
ID Number:
2013.0205.02
Catalog number:
2013.0205.02
Accession number:
2013.0205
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e0c0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1449678

Travalarm Clock

Maker:
Westclox  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic; metal (overall material)
black (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
clock
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1950's
ID Number:
2013.0020.053
Catalog number:
2013.0020.053
Accession number:
2013.0020
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-edd8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1451239

alarm clock, Westclox

Object Name:
alarm clock
clock
ID Number:
1984.0416.593
Accession number:
1984.0416
Catalog number:
1984.0416.593
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-2baf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1394948

electric clock, Westclox

Object Name:
table clock
clock
ID Number:
1984.0416.599
Accession number:
1984.0416
Catalog number:
1984.0416.599
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-2bb6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1394962

Moonbeam Alarm Clock

Maker:
Westclox  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12.3 cm x 16.51 cm x 6 cm; 4 13/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
Alarm clock
Place made:
United States
Subject:
Disabilities  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jack and Rosalyn Gannon.
ID Number:
2003.0341.01
Accession number:
2003.0341
Catalog number:
2003.0341.01
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-9488-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1220071
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Westclox Big Ben Alarm Clock

Manufacturer:
Westclox  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 18.1102 cm x 13.335 cm x 6.985 cm; 7 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
clock, westclox big ben alarm
Westclox Big Ben Alarm Clock
Date made:
1926-1927
ID Number:
1987.0139.01
Catalog number:
1987.0139.01
Accession number:
1987.0139
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-da14-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1203243

alarm clock

Manufacturer:
Westclox  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 3 in x 5 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 7.62 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
Westclox Big Ben Electric Alarm Clock
alarm clock
Date made:
1939-1942
Credit Line:
James Arthur Collection, New York University
ID Number:
1984.0416.559
Catalog number:
1984.0416.559
Accession number:
1984.0416
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-744b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1203244

clock, westclox baby ben alarm

Manufacturer:
Westclox  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 3 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.255 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.4102 cm
Object Name:
clock, westclox baby ben alarm
Westclox Baby Ben Alarm Clock
Date made:
1934-1939
Credit Line:
James Arthur Collection, New York University
ID Number:
1984.0416.590
Catalog number:
1984.0416.590
Accession number:
1984.0416
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-744c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1203245

Westclox America Alarm Clock

Manufacturer:
Westclox  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 15.875 cm x 10.4902 cm x 6.0452 cm
Object Name:
clock, westclox america alarm
Westclox America Alarm Clock
Date made:
1925-1930
Credit Line:
James Arthur Collection, New York University
ID Number:
1984.0416.570
Catalog number:
1984.0416.570
Accession number:
1984.0416
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-751f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1203246

clock, alarm

Manufacturer:
Westclox  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 5 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 12.7 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
Alarm Clock, Big Ben
clock, alarm
Date made:
1946-1949
Credit Line:
Marta Jean Ismael
ID Number:
1997.0172.01
Catalog number:
1997.0172.01
Accession number:
1997.0172
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-6f41-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1203330

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