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Travel Alarm Clock
1963
Distributor:Given as a gift by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Maker:Made by Atkins Clock Co. , American
Original Owner:Originally owned by Beatrice Fox , American, 1887 - 1968
Brass, imitation leather, glass, plastic
Primary Dimensions (height x width x diameter): 6 x 2 3/4 x 7 1/4in. (15.2 x 7 x 18.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the children of Richard and Georgette Koopman
Description: A square red leather case that opens to display an alarm clock. The marks of the clock are gold-tone, and dots by the numbers and marks on the hands indicate that they will glow in the dark. A date can be set at the bottom of the face. A makers name on the clock face reads, "Atkins", and below that, "7 JEWELS". The exterior of the case is imprinted on one side with, "B. F. A." and on the other side imprinted with, "THE / MOSES FOX CLUB/ 1963"
Subject Note: The Moses Fox Club was for employees of the Hartford department store G. Fox & Company that had been employeed by the company for 25 years. Each year a dinner was held and the members would receive a gift. (Lee 11/5/2007)
Inscription: Imprinted on one side of the case, "B. F. A.", and on the side, "THE/ MOSES FOX CLUB/ 1963".
Object Number: 2007.24.5
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