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National Geographic Travel Clock

$38.00

Price: $38.00

Item#:72133

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Small enough to pack in a pocket, this solid little timepiece is a precision marvel of miniaturization built to travel.


A compact cover etched with the National Geographic Society seal folds cleverly back to create a stand for the full-service quartz-movement alarm clock.


  • Uses 357 battery (included)
  • 1 1/2''W x 3/4''D
  • 3 oz
  • Easy-to-read luminescent hands and numbers
  • Mineral glass crystal face
  • Made of stainless steel
  • Please note that the box for this item may differ from what is pictured here.

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National Geographic Travel Clock
 
3.7

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (17)
  • Keeps good time (13)
  • Clear display (12)
  • Reliable (12)

Cons

  • Hard to see display (5)
  • Unreliable (3)

Best Uses

  • Bedroom (12)
  • Desk (7)
  • Travel (5)
  • Gifts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (15), High-end shopper (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Neat clock, but could be better.

These days, most travel clocks have a backlight so you can read it at night. This clock has luminous hands that you can't read 30 min after lights out. It only uses one...Read complete review

These days, most travel clocks have a backlight so you can read it at night. This clock has luminous hands that you can't read 30 min after lights out. It only uses one 357 battery, so that's probably why. Otherwise, it's a neat little clock.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Wellmade and neat but hard to read

I bought this for my frequent traveling as I need an alarm and a bedside time piece. So my main need was for a clock to read with my small night torch before the...Read complete review

I bought this for my frequent traveling as I need an alarm and a bedside time piece. So my main need was for a clock to read with my small night torch before the sun rose. The clock is very well made and high quality but the face is a bit too small. Or perhaps I should say the hands are difficult to distinguish. The hour hand in particular is hard to decipher. Maybe this is a young person's clock.Those older than 50 need clearer hands.

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Not reliable

By The Hawkeyes

from Dubuque, Iowa

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Unreliable

Best Uses

  • Travel

Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

Bought this clock for travel. It stopped working after the first day. Returned it and received a replacement. The second one ran for several days before it stopped. Took the battery out and put it back in and it ran for a couple of days before stopping again.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Travel alarm is a misnomer.

By Roger

from Tucson, AZ

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Keeps Good Time

Cons

  • Ary
  • For Accurate Reading
  • Graduated Alarm Unness
  • Hands Do Not "glow" In
  • Hard To See Display
  • Must Be Looked At Head On
  • The Dark

Best Uses

  • Bedroom
  • Desk

Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

Case should be redesigned so back can be protected as the dial face is.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Nice size bad performance on the display

By Sam the man

from Indianoplis, IN

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Clear Display
  • Great Size For Travel
  • Keeps Good Time
  • Reliable

Cons

  • Hard To See Display
  • No Illumination

Best Uses

  • Bedroom
  • Desk

Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

Use it on my desk wanted to use it for travel but since you can not see the dial once you turn off the lights. It stays on the desk.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good product for what I require

By Joe

from Perth Australia

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Clear Display
  • Keeps Good Time
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom

    Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

    I like the clock because it is a good design and not to loud

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    NG travel clock

    By N C Moore

    from Savannah, GA

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Clear Display
    • Keeps Good Time
    • Reliable

    Cons

    • Bit Smaller Than Expected

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom
    • Travel

    Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

    Fits my needs for travel and easy portability well

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    beautiful but battery went dead 2nd day

    By apr

    from palm spring, ca

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Clear Display

    Cons

    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom

    Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

    battery wend dead the 2nd day in use unrealiable

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    3 for 3 defective out of the box

    By puddy

    from Edmond, OK

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Clear Display
    • Looks nice

    Cons

    • Hard To Set Timealarm
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Travel

    Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

    Bought two, alarm was off by as much as 10 mins on both. One just stopped working after a week. Called Customer Service who replaced one. The replacement alarm was off by 10 mins as well. Customer service refunded my money for both.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    needs improved design

    By Mary, adult educator

    from Dubuque, Iowa

    About Me High-end Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Ddifficult To Set Alarm H

      Best Uses

      • Suitcase

      Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

      Small guage to set alarm & time Very difficult to manipulate

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Perfect Cruise Clock

      By Chief

      from Auburndale, FL

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Clear Display
      • Keeps Good Time
      • Reliable

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Bedroom
      • Cruises

      Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

      We cruise quite a bit and most cruise cabins do not have clocks. Sometimes we need a wake up alarm for early shore trips and this is great.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Travel Clock plus & minus

      By Maxim

      from Washington DC

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Keeps Good Time
      • Reliable
      • Solid Metal Construction

      Cons

      • Battery Cover Not Tight
      • Hard To See Display
      • Very Hard Alarm Knob

      Best Uses

      • Desk
      • Just Ok For Travel

      Comments about National Geographic Travel Clock:

      OK as spare travel alarm; controls hard to manipulate; must turn on room light to read dial.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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