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Chelsea 6 1/2
Chelsea 6 1/2" SD Bronze Pedestal Clock - Ships Bell

ID: 2271 | Inquire...

Chelsea 6 1/2" Special Dial Bronze Pedestal Clock - Ships Bell. Serial number 96945 on the movement and the wood base insert dates the clock to 1913. The dial is marked Spaulding & Co. The case is 13 3/4" tall, 13 3/4" wide and 5 5/8" deep. The Chelsea mahogany pedestal clock is only shown in the Chelsea 1911 catalog but several bronze cased examples have been seen. These bronze examples were evidently made on special order. An exceedingly rare clock in beautifully restored condition.

Chelsea 5 1/2
Chelsea 5 1/2" SD Tambour No. 5 - Ball Watch Co.

ID: 2249 | This clock is sold

Chelsea 5 1/2" Special Dial Tambour No. 5. Ships Bell. Matching serial number 146146 dates the clock to 1920. The dial is marked Ball Watch Co. The case has been polished and lacquered. The dial has been resilvered. The case is 17" wide, 9 1/2" tall and 5 1/2" deep. The clock is in good running order.

Harvard 4 1/4
Harvard 4 1/4" Marine Clock for Light Vessel - LV-44

ID: 2351 | This clock is sold

Harvard Clock Co. 4 1/4" Marine Clock for the Light Vessel 44. The dial is marked Harvard Clock Co., Boston. The back of the back flange is stamped LV44 and PJC. The movement is serial number 233. LV44 built for the US Light House Establishment by Pusey & Jones, Wilmington, DE in 1882 was the first of only 4 iron hulled lightships. LV44 measured 115 feet, 25 " in beam and drew 10' 6". She was propelled by sail but had steam auxiliary machinery for the sound signal only. LV44 was the last lightship without propulsion machinery. She was in service at the Northeast End Station, New Jersey and later transferred to Cornfield Point, CT serving another 12 years.

E. Howard 8 1/2
E. Howard 8 1/2" Pedestal Clock for American Steam Gauge Co. and W E Jerauld

ID: 2159 | Inquire...

E. Howard 8 1/2" Pedestal Clock for American Steam Gauge Company and W. E. Jerauld. The key locking case is 13" tall and 11" wide. The base is 6 1/4" square. The 8 1/2" dial is exquisitely engraved W. E. Jerauld and Arabic numerals both with stylized florishes. The case has been renickeled. The dial has been resilvered. The E. Howard signed movement has been serviced. The clock is in good running order. According to census data from 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930, Jerauld was noted as Manager, Assistant Superintendent and Superintednent at American Steam Gauge. He patented a Safety Valve on July 16, 1912 - #1,032,482 as shown below. He was born July 14, 1873 and died October 30, 1931.  Superb in every way! 

Eastman Clock Co. 12
Eastman Clock Co. 12" Marine Clock

ID: 2345 | This clock is sold

Eastman Clock Co. 12" Marine Clock for Ashcroft Mfg. Co. An exceedingly are large dial marine clock. Only one other 12" dial Eastman clock is known to exist. The movement front plate is stamped with serial number 349. The case has been polished and lacquered.The dial and hands have their original surfaces and are in very fine condition. The movement has been overhauled. The clock is listed in the Chelsea Clock Museum Eastman Register of surviving Eastman clocks and movements. Eastman Clock Co. was only in business from 1894 to 1896. Visit chelseaclockmuseum.com for more information about the fine clocks produced by Joseph Eastman and a complete listing of his clocks.

Chelsea 12
Chelsea 12" Marine Clock for NYC Board of Education

ID: 2334 | Inquire...

Chelsea 12" Marine Clock for Board of Education, New York City. The dial is also engraved American Steam Gauge & Valve Manufg. Company, Boston, Mass, USA. Additionally the dial is engraved Chelsea Clock Movement 7 Jewells. #985345 is stamped on the dial below 6. The oversize, early style, key locking case is case 14 3/4" in diameter and 3 1/4" deep. The movement is stamped Chelsea Clock Co. Serial number 83826 on the movement dates the clock to 1913. The case has been polished and lacquered. he dial has been resilvered. The movement has been overhauled. A very unusual large dial Chelsea marine clock.

Chelsea 10
Chelsea 10" Marine Clock for Providence Engineering Works

ID: 2118 | This clock is sold

Item ID: 2218 - Chelsea 10" Marine Clock for Providence Engineering Works. Serial number 92611 dates the clock to 1913. The case has the original nickel plating that is in very fine condition. The dial is beautifully engraved Providence Engineering Wks., Providence, R. I. and outlined with a banner and scrollwork. Below it is also engraved Star Brass Mfg. Co., Boston, Mass. The dial has been resilvered. The movement has been serviced and keeps excellent time.

Chelsea 12
Chelsea 12" Marine Clock - Fore River Shipbuilding

ID: 2346 | Inquire...

Chelsea Clock Co. 12" Marine Clock for Fore River Shipbuilding, Quincy, Mass. This clock is very unusual in many ways. First, the dial is artfully engraved "Fore River Shipbuilding, Quincy, Mass". Second, the case is polished aluminum. This is the only 12" Chelsea known with an aluminum case. Third, the back of the case is embossed with the logo of "Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Ltd., Fore River Plant, EA 430". It is exceedlingly rare to find a marine clock that is so clearly marked on both the case and the dial. The clock is mounted on a custom made mahogany wall mounting ring. The movement and case are stamped with serial number 153529 dating the clock to March 1923. The movement has been serviced and the clock keeps excellent time.

Eastman Clock C o. 10
Eastman Clock C o. 10" Marine Clock for Shaw Kendall & Co.

ID: 2305 | Inquire...

Eastman Clock Co. 10" Dial Marine Clock. This clock was made for The Ashcroft Mfg. Co., and "The Shaw Kendall & Co., Toledo, Ohio as shown on the dial. The dial has been resilvered. The key locking case has been polished and lacquered. The fine quality nickel damascened movement is signed Eastman Clock Co. and is stamped with serial number 36. The clock is in fine running condition. An exceedingly rare and desireable marine clock. The clock is listed in the Chelsea Clock Museum Eastman Register of surviving Eastman clocks and movements. Eastman Clock Co. was only in business from 1894 to 1896. Visit chelseaclockmuseum.com for more information about the fine clocks produced by Joseph Eastman and a complete listing of his clocks.

E. Howard 8 1/2
E. Howard 8 1/2" Marine Clock for Tennessee Mfg. Co.

ID: 2259 | This clock is sold

The Roman numeral dial is finely engraved "Ashcroft Mfg. Co. Boston & New York" and "Tennessee Mfg Co. Nashville, Tenn" with beautiful flourishes surrounding both names. a gorgeous dial. The E. Howard signed movement is nickel plated with damascene decorated plates. The deep key locking case has been polished and lacquered. The dial has been silvered. The movement has been serviced. The clock is in good running order.

Harvard Clock Co. 9
Harvard Clock Co. 9" Marine Clock for Kline Bro & Co.

ID: 1965 | Inquire...

An exceedingly rare marine clock. Harvard Clock Company was only in business from about 1880 to1884. Their total production was perhaps as few as 800 clocks. The 9" dial is engraved "Kline Bro. & Co., Philadelphia, PA". The bezel is 10 1/4" in diameter. The back flange is 10 7/8" in diameter. The bezel of the case is hinged. The movement is attached to the dial and hinges with the dial. The 7 jewel movemnet with serial number 241 is unsigned but, by it's details, was certainly made by the Harvard Clock Co. See the Chelsea Clock Museum webpage on Harvard Clock Co. for other examples of unsigned Harvard movements. The case has been polished and lacquered. The dial has been resilvered. The movement has been overhauled. The clock keeps excellent time.

Foster Campos David Wood Shelf Clock
Foster Campos David Wood Shelf Clock

ID: 2050 | This clock is sold

This is a ca. 1981 Foster Campos David Wood Shelf Clock. The 35” tall, solid mahogany case is a fine replica of the ca. 1810 original. The case is adorned with delicate satinwood inlays, a marquetry eagle and shield in the center of the crotched mahogany veneered lower door. The case also has reeded quarter columns with brass capitols, carved fretwork top and 3 brass finials. The case is marked 13 - 81. The quality, 8 day, weight driven movement has passing strike on the hour. The clock is a perfect, completely original, example of Foster’s work and is in as new condition. The clock is also in fine running condition.

German Carved Oak Triple Fusee Bracket Clock 9 Gongs
German Carved Oak Triple Fusee Bracket Clock 9 Gongs

ID: 2105 | Inquire...

German Triple Fusee Bracket Clock with beautifully carved oak case. This clock has a fine quality triple fusee movement chiming on 8 gongs and striking the hour on the 9th gong. The sound of the chiming of this clock is sublimely ethereal as it hangs in the air and slowly decays. Simply superb!

Chelsea 10
Chelsea 10" Special Copper Dial Commander

ID: 2242 | Inquire...

Chelsea 10" Special Copper Dial Mahogany & Metal aka Commander. The copper finished dial with gold applied numerals and gold pierced serpentine hands is in absolutely superb original condition. The case has been polished and lacquered. The wood back and base have been cleaned and waxed. The movement has been completely overhauled. The clock keeps excellent time and strikes ships bells with fine tone. The clock is 16 3/4" tall, 18 1/2" wide and 7 1/2" deep.

Chelsea 6
Chelsea 6" Special Dial Mariner Ships Bell Clock

ID: 1869 | Inquire...

Chelsea 6" Special Dial Mariner for Louis Weule Co., San Francisco. Matching serial number 135056 dates the clock to 1919. The case has the original Copper Bronze finish in superb condition. The Special Dial with raised numerals and serpentine hands is in the finest all original condition. The movement has been serviced. The clock keeps excellent time and strikes ships bells with fine tone.

E. Howard 8 1/2
E. Howard 8 1/2" Marine Clock for Fraser Chalmers

ID: 1985 | Inquire...

E. Howard 8 1/2" Marine Clock for American Steam Gauge Co., Boston and Fraser & Chalmers, Chicago, Ill. The dial is also marked #166384 below 6. The early E. Howard rectangular nickel damascened movement has Geneva stopwork on the mainspring barrel. The clock has been restored and is in very fine condition in every way.

Chelsea 10
Chelsea 10" Special Dial Admiral Ships Bell Clock

ID: 2288 | This clock is sold

Serial number 163654 dates the clock to 1925. Large 10" and 12" dial Admirals are exceedingly rare. Only one 12" example and three 10" examples are known to exist. The clock is 16 1/8" tall, 18 7/8" wide and 6 3/4" deep and weighs 33 pounds. The red brass case has been polished and lacquered. The dial has been resilvered. The movement has been overhauled.

Chelsea 10
Chelsea 10" Admiral Ships Bell Clock

ID: 2286 | This clock is sold

Serial number 163932 dates the clock to 1925. Large 10" and 12" dial Admirals are exceedingly rare. Only one 12" example is known to exist and only three 10" are known. The clock is 16 1/8" tall, 18 7/8" wide and 6 3/4" deep and weighs 33 pounds. The yellow brass case has been polished and lacquered. The dial is in very fine original condition. The movement has been overhauled. This clock has commanding presence.

 
 
 
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