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Image of 2014.021.001 - Zenith "Owl Eyes" Clock Radio, 1950, is oval in shape with flat top, front and back and curved sides.  "Legs" flare out from bottom of oval at both ends.  Plastic clock is off-white in color.  "ZENITH" is printed in black letters through center of round speaker which has horizontal slats and is located in the front center of clock.  There are two round sections, similar in size, on both sides of the speaker.  Both have gold-colored outer borders.  The one on the left is the clock and has the numbers 1-12 encircling within the gold border with the exception of 3, 6 and 9; in place of these numbers are small plastic off-white knobs for controlling the alarm and sleep settings.  Clock hands, second hand, and text describing alarm and sleep settings are all in the center of outer circle under a round bulbous piece of glass.  Clock hands are painted with a glow-in-the-dark finish.  Round section on front right is the radio dial and has numbers 5.5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.5, 12, 14 and 16 printed at top within the gold border.  In center is a black plastic dial with a white stripe that is controlled by a gold-colored plastic knob located at bottom front between speaker and radio section.  A second gold-colored plastic knob is located at bottom front between the clock and the speaker and controls volume.  Unit has a brown colored electrical cord and a Masonite back with numerous cut-outs for ventilation.  Cut-out at bottom, just left of center, has an electrical outlet for powering other appliances not over 1100 watts.  Round opening at back right has a metal dial for setting the time on the clock.  Paper instructions and specs are mounted to underside of clock.

2014.021.001 - Zenith "Owl Eyes" Clock Radio, 1950, is oval in shape with flat top, front and back and curved sides. "Legs" flare out from bottom of oval at both ends. Plastic clock is off-white in color. "ZENITH" is printed in black letters through center of round speaker which has horizontal slats and is located in the front center of clock. There are two round sections, similar in size, on both sides of the speaker. Both have gold-colored outer borders. The one on the left is the clock and has the numbers 1-12 encircling within the gold border with the exception of 3, 6 and 9; in place of these numbers are small plastic off-white knobs for controlling the alarm and sleep settings. Clock hands, second hand, and text describing alarm and sleep settings are all in the center of outer circle under a round bulbous piece of glass. Clock hands are painted with a glow-in-the-dark finish. Round section on front right is the radio dial and has numbers 5.5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.5, 12, 14 and 16 printed at top within the gold border. In center is a black plastic dial with a white stripe that is controlled by a gold-colored plastic knob located at bottom front between speaker and radio section. A second gold-colored plastic knob is located at bottom front between the clock and the speaker and controls volume. Unit has a brown colored electrical cord and a Masonite back with numerous cut-outs for ventilation. Cut-out at bottom, just left of center, has an electrical outlet for powering other appliances not over 1100 watts. Round opening at back right has a metal dial for setting the time on the clock. Paper instructions and specs are mounted to underside of clock.

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