Smith Electric alarm clock

Description

An alarm clock by Smith's Electric Clocks Ltd in a brown, compression moulded phenol formaldehyde case. The cream coloured square face and silvered chapter ring of the clock has a domed top with black numbers marking the hours and lines to mark the minutes. The back of the clock has a numbered dial with which to set the time of the alarm and knobs to set the alarm and time. The clock stands on four small rubberised feet. The patent number suggests that it was made circa 1934.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "SMITH SECTRIC MADE IN ENGLAND" (dial and chapter ring)
printed: "SMITH'S ENGLISH CLOCKS LTD. CRICKLEWOOD. LONDON N.W." (back)

Object number

AIBDC : 008703

Date

1934 (circa)

Country

Method

Material

plastic
PF case
phenol formaldehyde
bakelite - generic term
metal face, chapter ring and workings
Dimensions
Width
107mm
Height
125mm
Depth
68mm