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Chelsea Clock Co. 10 inch Ships Bell Chain Clock for Tiffany & Co.
Chelsea Clock Co. 10" Ships Bell Chain Clock for Tiffany & Co.

ID: 2335 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2335 - Chelsea Clock Co. 10" Ships Bell Chain Clock for Tiffany & Co. Serial number 172729 on the movement and the case dates the clock to 1926. Spectacular original finish on case, dial and chains. Chelsea chain clocks are exceedingly rare. They were shown in the Chelsea 1911 and 1917 catalogs with 12" dials. Other sizes were special order. Examples with original chains are even more difficult to find. This is the only known example with the original chains with their original finish matching the clock case. Unique and very desireable.

Chelsea Clock Co. 10 inch Marine Clock for American Steam Gauge Co. - Superb Dial!
Chelsea Clock Co. 10" Marine Clock for American Steam Gauge Co. - Superb Dial!

ID: 2359 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2359 - Chelsea 10" Marine Clock made for the American Steam Gauge Company, Boston. The silvered dial with engraved Roman numerals has the most elaborate engraving around its center and states: "American Steam Gauge Company Boston". Above the center of the hands is a sweep second dial and to the right a slow/fast adjustment bit. The clock retains its original eight day movement. Serial number: "35880" dates the clock to August 26, 1908. The clock retains its original steam gauge case with an unusual multifaceted hinge bezel. The clock is set into an attractive period mahogany base. This clock is extremely rare and desirable because of the quality of the engraving and its rare and elaborate case style.

James Rodgers 10 inch Marine Clock
James Rodgers 10" Marine Clock

ID: 2347 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2347 - James Rodgers 10" Marine Clock. An exceedingly rare large dial marine clock. James Rodgers worked in New York City in the mid 1800's and was most known for his tower clocks which were installed in many churches in New York City. Trinity Churh Wall St. was probably his most famous tower clock. He also made marine clocks and regulators. Surprisingly very few of his clocks of any type are known to exist today. This 10" dial marine clock is a fine example of his work. The bezel of the case hinges at 3 as does the dial and attached movement. The finely engraved dial and blued steel moon hands are are typical of Rodgers quality workmanship. The fine quality movement is encased in dust covers. The movement is signed J. Rodgers, New York.

Chelsea 12 inch Marine Clock for NYC Board of Education
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 12 inch Marine Clock - Fore River Shipbuilding
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.

Harvard Clock Co. 7 3/8 inch Marine Clock for Ashcroft Mfg. Co.
Harvard Clock Co. 7 3/8" Marine Clock for Ashcroft Mfg. Co.

ID: 2352 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2352 - Harvard Clock Co. 7 3/8" Marine Clock for Ashcroft Mfg Co., Boston and W. & A. Fletcher, New York. Finely engraved dial with decorative flourishes. W. A. Fletcher is highlighted with shaded block letters. The hands are slender and delicate. The key locking case has been polished and lacquered. The 7 jewel movement is signed Harvard Clock Co. and stamped wth serial number 88 on the front and back plates. The clock is listed in the Harvard Clock Co. Register at the Chelsea Clock Museum. Visit chelseaclockmuseum.com for more information on the company.

Chelsea Clock Co. 5 inch Black Dial Marine Clock for Ashton Valve Co.
Chelsea Clock Co. 5" Black Dial Marine Clock for Ashton Valve Co.

ID: 2387 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2387 - Chelsea Clock Co. 5" Black Dial Marine Clock for Ashtion Valve Co. A fine little clock with a large flanged bezel. The original surface black dial is marked "Ashton Valve Co, Boston, Mass" on their logo and "Boston Clock, 1278" below 6. The Chelsea signed movement is stamped with serial number 19546 dating the clock to 1906.

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

Harvard Clock Co. 6 5/8 inch Marine Clock for Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co.
Harvard Clock Co. 6 5/8" Marine Clock for Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co.

ID: 2382 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2382 - Harvard Clock Co. 6 5/8" Marine Clock for Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co., Boston. Serial numbner 116 on movement. The clock is in fine restored condition. Harvard Clock Co was only in business from 1880 to 1884. The clock is listed in the Chelsea Clock Museum Harvard Register of known Harvard Clock Co. clocks. The movement has been serviced and keeps excellent time.

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

Chelsea Clock Co. 4 1/2 inch Neptune Ships Bell Clock
Chelsea Clock Co. 4 1/2" Neptune Ships Bell Clock

ID: 1821 | Inquire...

Item ID: 1821 - Chelsea 4 1/2" Neptune Ships Bell Clock. Serial number 109493 on the movement and wood insert in the bottom of the clock dates the clock to 1917. The dial is engraved S. A. Mac Queen Co., Philadelphia and Chelsea Ships Bell. The dial has been restored. The case has been polished and lacquered. The movement has been serviced. The clock strikes ships bells with fine Chelsea tone.

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Harvard Clock Co. 6" Marine Clock for the SS Mascotte

ID: 2388 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2388 - Harvard Clock Co. 6" Marine Clock for Ashcroft Mfg. Co. and the SS Mascotte. A fine original clock. The case has the original nickel plating in fine condition. The original surface dial is engraved S.S. Mascotte. The nickel damascened movement is signed Harvard Clock Co and is stamped with serial number 298 on front and back plate of movement. The back of the case has 2 dust covered holes to access the escapement. The S.S. Mascotte built by William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding, Philadelphia and completed in 1885 for the Plant Steamship Line of Tamps, FL. was one of 2 steamships of the Plant Steamship Company that were used for runs from Tamps to Havana for more that 25 years. She was 207 feet in length and displaced 884 tons.

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

Harvard Clock Co. 9 inch Marine Clock for Kline Bro & Co.
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 10 inch Special Copper Dial Commander
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 inch Special Dial Mariner Ships Bell Clock
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.

Chelsea 10 inch Special Dial Admiral Ships Bell Clock
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 inch Admiral Ships Bell Clock
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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