Smiths Sectric Model CA

Description

An electric Smiths Sectric alarm clock, Model CA. Produced circa 1940 this example has a cream coloured urea formaldehyde case and a red and gold dial with white numbers and luminous tips to the hour and minute hands. The alarm is set using a numbered dial on the back. Also located on the back is a hand set dial. The original power cabel is present, fitted with a brown bakelite 2-pin plug. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
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Inscriptions

printed: "SMITHS SECTRIC MODEL CA MADE UNDER ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING BRIT. PATENTS. 366710/389438/374713/412336/413119/419059 (FERRANTI) 484222/502197/530435 OTHER PATENTS PENDING MADE IN ENGLAND" (back plate)

Object number

PHSL : 419

Date

1940 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Width
129mm
Height
125mm
Depth
68mm

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