(Photo courtesy Larry F.)

This model was sold by both General Electric and Telechron.  552  "The Adams"

This attractive model of the world's most dependable timekeeper is meeting with unusual favor.  It is 7 1/4 inches high, 4 1/2 inches deep with a base of 17 1/8 inches.  The dial is of etched silver 5 inches in diameter.  Case mahogany.

back to the Dawn of Decoto the 553 Belmont

(source unknown--sorry!)

Okay, now explain this one.  I don't know if this was a mistake, a prototype or an early version.