astro_home_pageHicks Antique Clocks has been buying and selling quality antique clocks for over 30 years. We offer a fine selection of American and European tallcase, wall, shelf, Vintage Chelsea, E.Howard & Marine clocks and more. All are in good running condition unless stated otherwise.

We are always interested in buying quality clocks - one item or whole collections. We have been members of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) since 1980 - #70731.

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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.

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.

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. Eastman Clock Co. was only in business from 1894 to 1896.

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

ID: 2259 | Inquire...

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.

Chelsea 8 1/2
Chelsea 8 1/2" Special Dial Pilot House Clock - Hamilton Gold

ID: 2262 | This clock is sold

An uncommon Chelsea Pilot House clock. This clock was completely restored by Chelsea Clock Co. The movement was overhauled. The dial was resilvered. The numerals were refinished. The case was plated in Hamilton Gold. The clock is as close to perfect as possible. Serial number 159741 on the movement and case dates the clock to 1924.

Chelsea Clock Company Ball Regulator Clock
Chelsea Clock Company Ball Regulator Clock

ID: 2131 | Inquire...

Chelsea Clock Co. Ball Regulator Clock. Serial number 163563 on the Chelsea signed movement and on the case dates the clock to 12/24/24. The oak case with fine original finish is 20” across the bezel and 45” tall. The original 14” painted dial is in fine condition with only minor touchup at the center. The dial is signed Ball Watch Co., Cleveland and Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, USA. The movement has been serviced. The clock is a very fine timekeeper.

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

ID: 2050 | Inquire...

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.

 
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