Clocks, Watches/quartz clock


I have a clock manufactured by young town quartz.
Number 12888.
What size 1.5V battery do I need?
Thanks much

Hi Bill,

I'm not sure without looking at the battery compartment. Usually the quartz clocks use a AA battery. Sometimes they use the flat battery. Sometimes they use an N battery. An N battery is round like the AA but is about half the length.

Having done a quick search for the number 12888 movement it looks like it is a AA battery. With quartz clocks it's best to use a Durracell battery. The bottom is more rounded and they fit in the battery compartment better.

Hope this helps,
The Clocklady

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