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Legged Alarm Clocks
     

Legged Alarm Clocks

by Dennis Sagvold
 
For the first time, alarm clocks with legs, between 1880 and 1935, are brought together in a single volume. Over 375 black and white photos and catalog pages illustrate the fascinating alarms affectionately known as "tin cans" and nickel alarms. Included are examples from American clock companies Ansonia, Attleboro, Gilbert, Ingersoll, Ingraham, Lux, New Haven, Parker

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For the first time, alarm clocks with legs, between 1880 and 1935, are brought together in a single volume. Over 375 black and white photos and catalog pages illustrate the fascinating alarms affectionately known as "tin cans" and nickel alarms. Included are examples from American clock companies Ansonia, Attleboro, Gilbert, Ingersoll, Ingraham, Lux, New Haven, Parker, Scott, Sessions, Seth Thomas, Waterbury, Welch, and Westclox, as well as international makers. Private label dial alarm clocks are also featured. These clocks are organized alphabetically by manufacturer and further by their model names. Brief histories of each firm are provided. Values are found in the captions. This book is a must for anyone fascinated by alarm clocks ... and everyone who has been awakened by one!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764319976
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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