linden_alarm
linden_alarm
linden_alarm
linden_alarm
linden_alarm

Cuckoo Clock Mfg. Co, Linden Black Forest Alarm, 1964

This is a small alarm clock with external brass bells on the top. The face is about 2 1/2 inches in diameter. It has a simple pin pallet lever escapement and hands that once glowed in the dark but seem pretty dead now. The movement is stamped Cuckoo Clock Mfg. Co. Inc. West Germany 64     7 which I believe likely represents July 1964. I acquired this clock on e-Bay along with another clock for parts. It was pretty beat up but I hate to trash something that can still be repaired, even if it has no significant value. I was surprised to discover that it had a movement with brass plates that was bolted together and very serviceable. There was plenty of rust, dried up oil, and lint, but after cleaning everything up I found it to be a fairly strong and willing runner. The somewhat rusted brass-plated steel case was missing the back foot. A new brass foot was attached and the case cleaned up and sprayed with metallic paint.

This cute little alarm is probably more of a novelty than a serious means to awaken a deep sleeper. It doesn't take up much space so I'll just add it to my collection.


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