355 "The Cathedral"
Made of the famous Bakelite in a rich walnut color. Is 5 1/2 inches wide, 7 1/4 inches high and 3 1/2 inches deep. The 3 inch dial is finished in silver. The Cathedral model withstands changes in temperature and moisture; retains its high lustre, with not scratch easily and requires no polishing.
was Telechron's first star. Someone got the bright idea of making
a clock people could actually afford and it took off. This
the was most imitated Telechron ever; every electric clock company who
was anybody had a cathedral-design. The early ones had the bronze
back a cord grommet and brass lugs for the rear screws fitted to the case
(not shown). Most came with the famously-ill-fitting bakelite back
(that screwed right into the plastic case) and removable plug. Later
models had a painted, ivory dial but a proper, closed rear that showed
the model number.