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Object Name Clock, Wall
Catalog Number 1999.12.3
Collection Timepiece
Other Name radio-controlled clock
Date 1999
Description Radio-controlled wall clock consisting of a German made quartz movement housed in a round wood case measuring 12 in. diameter. White round dial with Arabic numerals, sweep seconds hand, 5-minute marks on inner chapter ring. Six settings for time zones on back: ST, ET, CT, MT, PT, DST. Movement cover plate marked "Hechinger - German design".
Maker AcuRite
Place of Origin Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA
Notes The clock receives time signal from WWVB in Fort Collins, Colorado. Clock resets itself automatically to the exact hour, minute, and second and automatically adjusts to daylight savings time.