Bakelite Clock

Are vintage clocks a fire hazard?

I have some clocks from the 30's, 40's, and 50's (they are all plug-in) that I really want to use--I don't want to keep them in a closet somewhere! One has a very old cloth electrical cord, the others are newer vinyl-type cords. Some of the clocks are wood, some are bakelite. Are any of these clocks a serious fire hazard?

You can check the wiring your self by looking at it and bending it. If it cracks, Then it is dry & brittle and a small appliace repair shop would replace the cords for you. You don't need to call an expensive Electrician to repair these items, They DON'T repair clocks & appliances. They do HOUSE & BUILDING WIREING. NOT small appliance repair.

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