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    Posted 10 years ago

    Chadakoin
    (73 items)

    Made by the Lux Clock Mfg. Co. of Waterbury, Conn., this c. 1931 Skyscraper styled range timer has a Bakelite case accented with raised “speed lines.” This model (No. 86SB) has a jeweled wind-up movement with an electrical timer element that would have originally plugged in to a vintage range to control the oven. Inset dials to set 'On’ and 'Off' times, knob below dial turns timer on. It stands about 5½" H x 4 ½” W x 3” D.

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    Comments

    1. andrew andrew, 10 years ago
      Is that a standard electrical plug? It looks like it's angled different that our system today. I like the "Do not use on direct current to operate" line. Does it work?
    2. Chadakoin Chadakoin, 10 years ago
      It has a heavy duty three-prong plug configured to fit only oven control units on the ranges of the day - they didn't want you to try plugging this thing into a wall socket! The clock portion works great. I don't own a 1930s range, so not sure about the timer. No reason it shouldn't.
    3. PrecisionRepair PrecisionRepair, 10 years ago
      Typically, the only thing that goes wrong with the electrical part of these is the contacts get burnt off on the internal switch, from switching the high amperages drawn by the range heaters.
    4. pilotmtntraders pilotmtntraders, 9 years ago
      Great Deco Style!

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