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    Posted 2 years ago

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    Detex Guardsman Watchclock System
    The Guardsman provides unique, unbroken, mechanical supervision of your guards on weekends, during holidays and extended plant closings, as well as on week nights
    Unlike most other watchclocks, the Guardsman operates on a continuous roll of tape This records your guard's activities for up to 120 hours, if need be, without changing the tape Good practice forbids the guard from changing the tape himself Insurance regulations prohibit it Thus, a firm using a watchclock system of lesser recording capacity must have a supervisor return to the plant to change the recording dial every 24 hours For this, the supervisor often must be paid at overtime rates The Guardsman's extra capacity eliminates this problem
    The system is simple, reliable and inexpensive It can be installed by one man using simple tools - a drill and a screwdriver A watchclock system often actually pays for itself in a short time through reduced insurance premiums.

    How the Guardsman System Keeps Your Guard Up
    The guard carrying the Guardsman visits a series of stations in a predetermined order At each one, he inserts a recording key This registers the station number on the paper time-tape in the clock When a supervisor checks the tape, he can tell at a glance how faithfully the guard performed his duties The record is unalterable, tamperproof, and alibi-proof The supervisor can be sure that the guard inspected the areas assigned to him And, as with all Detex Watchclocks, the guard appreciates that his reliability is a matter of undisputed record.

    Detex Guardsman Watchclock System

    The Guardsman is the only tape clock to provide an embossed record made directly from raised numerals on the recording key It employs no ribbons, carbons or inking devices
    Each of the 24 hours of every day has a ruled space on the tape Since the tape is synchronized with the clock mechanism, each time a station is registered, its embossed record follows the previous registration Any omission by the guard shows up as a prominent white space on the tape
    As on all Detex models, detector marks in the tape show the time the clock was opened or closed
    To extract the daily - or weekend - record, simply push the tape cutter "Click" - you have in your hand a strip of tape which shows instantly where your guard was throughout his tour of duty
    The Guardsman contains a highly accurate 8-day/shock resistant movement (especially designed for watchclock use) with an 11-jeweled escapement for dependable timekeeping It requires but one winding a week It is built ruggedly to withstand hard use Its durable die-cast aluminum case is protected by a riveted, reinforced carrying pouch which is equipped with a protective shutter covering the key house The glass is heat-treated to prevent tarnish and discoloration It resists breakage Capacity - 1 to 40 stations
    Recording keys are placed at strategic spots throughout the property, housed in metal stations A selection of these stations is available from Detex They vary from deluxe models - for use where a dignified appearance is desirable - to sturdy, utilitarian types Lock covers are available
    Factory regional offices in New Braunfels, TX, New York, NY, and sales and service offices operated under our supervision by authorized distributors in major cities, assure Detex users prompt and convenient service everywhere Emergency loan equipment is always available at service offices
    Don't risk the "human equation" during the most vulnerable time of the week - Friday night to Monday morning - and during all extended holiday and inventory shut-downs When guards are supervised by the Guardsman, they resist the temptation to sleep, shirk or skip rounds The danger of fire, burglary and vandalism is reduced significantly

    Detex Warranty
    The Detex security watchclock product you have purchased is warranted to be free of defects in material and workmanship when properly installed, used and maintained according to instructions We will, for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase, repair or replace any part which, upon our examination, proves to be defective under normal use This warranty will be honored only upon presentation of proof that the product covered thereby was purchased directly from an authorized Detex Distributor WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF THE FAILURE OF THIS DEVICE.
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    1. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
      Link to Detex Guardsman Watchclock System:

      A History of the Detex Corporation:

    2. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      I remember using on of these clocks. Back in the early 1980's I worked in security of a large metal plating factory, that used brass and copper. they're were 21 stations to punch in, but wasn't too difficult, because the company provided an old electric golf cart to use. When it broke down was another story, then you had to make your rounds on foot...ooh my aching feet, lol !
    3. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
      nutsabotas6, from what I have read, the Detex Guardsman was introduced in 1947. I'm not sure of the manufacture date of this one. I had an uncle who carried one of these back in the 60's-70's.
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    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      You certainly do have the most interesting items Dave! I always look forward to what you'll post next. Very interesting clock for sure!
    5. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
      jscott0363, I'm happy you enjoy seeing my accumulations.
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      Thanks racer4four for the appreciation.
    7. purvis purvis, 2 years ago
      Very interesting . And great pictures of you item .
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      Thanks buckethead for the appreciation.
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