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Chelsea 8 1/2 inch Special Grand Mahogany & Metal - Superb!

Chelsea 8 1/2" Special Grand Mahogany & Metal - Superb!


ID: 2471 | Inquire...

Chelsea 8 1/2" Special Grand Mahogany & Metal aka Commander. House strike. A superb all original clock that has been in one family since new. Serial number 3339 on the case and the movement dates the clock to 1904. The accompanying Chelsea Certificate of Origin states that the clock was sold on September 17, 1904 to Hardy & Hayes Company. The clock is one of the first run of striking clocks made by Chelsea Clock Co. between 1898 and 1905. The clock is in the finest original condition in every way. The movement has been overhauled, keeps excellent time and strikes with fine Chelsea tone.


Chelsea 12 inch Special Grand Dial Ships Bell Chain Clock

Chelsea 12" Special Grand Dial Ships Bell Chain Clock


ID: 2489 | Inquire...

Extremely rare Chelsea Clock Co. 12" Special Grand Dial Chain Clock. Ships Bell. Serial number 139658. Ca. 1920. The clock retains the original hinged yellow brass case with a pair of brass eye hooks mounted near the numerals 10 and 2. The clock is one of two known that have the original factory brass chain with mounting plate that measures 22 inches in length. The ships bell movement is signed with the following markings: "Chelsea Clock Co. Boston, USA. Patented Oct. 25, 1898, Sept. 19, 1899, June 5 1900 Also Patented in Great Britain May 31, 1900" and serial number 139658. The dial has fancy applied bronze numerals and the inlaid pierced bronze disk which is signed CHELSEA CLOCK CO. BOSTON U.S.A. The clock has the original fancy pierced hands. The clock was sold in 1920 by Chelsea to the William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company of Philadelphia which was founded in 1825 by William Cramp, and was the preeminent U.S. iron shipbuilder of the late 19th century. Chelsea built these chain clocks for a very few years with the intent that these clocks could be hung in a variety of places and configurations. Because of the cost of the clock very few of these chain clocks were manufactured. The case has been recently polished and lacquered. The movement has been recently overhauled and is running accurately. The dial is untouched and has minor discoloration in the original lacquer. The mounting eye hooks, chains and mounting plates are original.


Chelsea 10 inch Special Dial Mariner Ships Bell Clock for Tiffany

Chelsea 10" Special Dial Mariner Ships Bell Clock for Tiffany


ID: 2491 | Inquire...

Chelsea Clock Co. 10" Special Dial Yacht Wheel Clock with base aka Mariner Ships Bell Clock for Tiffany & Co., New York. Chelsea yacht wheel clocks are the quintessential ships bell clock design. They were offered with dial sizes of 2 3/4", 3 1/2", 4 1/2", 6", 8 1/2", 10" and 12". The 10" and 12" examples are exceedingly rare. In fact, this is one of only 2 Chelsea 10" Mariners known to exist. Standing 27 1/2" tall, 21" wide and 9" deep and weighing 65 pounds, the clock has truly commanding presence. Serial number 172995 dates the clock to 1926. The clock has been restored and is in superb condition. Simply, the best!


Chelsea 12 inch Special Dial Carved Base No. 3

Chelsea 12" Special Dial Carved Base No. 3


ID: 2490 | Inquire...

Chelsea 12" Carved Base No. 3 Time Only. Special dial marked Heeren Bros. & Co., Pittsburg. This clock is one of only two known Chelsea 12" Carved Base clocks. The clock has been totally restored and is in the finest condition in every way. Serial number 67920 on the case dates the clock to 2/12/10. The Chelsea Clock Museum's listing of 12" dial Chelsea clocks describes the clock as "12" TO Spec CB carved B H - SPCL". It was sold to Heeren Bros. & Co., Pittsburg. The movement has serial number 92537 which the Chelsea records describe as follows "12" OB Mar H E?P. The movement was originally in a 12" Marine Clock and was sold to Heeren Bros on 2/19/14. Apparently the movements of these clocks were inadvertently swapped at some point in their history.


Chelsea 6 inch Special Dial Library Clock - All Original

Chelsea 6" Special Dial Library Clock - All Original


ID: 2377 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2377 – Chelsea 6” Special Gold Dial Library Clock. House strike. The Library clock is one of the most sought after of the Chelsea shelf clocks. The symmetry of the clock case with the coin-edged bezel and back flange centered on the base which is decorated with fine beading all around makes this one of the most elegant Chelsea shelf clocks. Matching serial number 20791 dates the clock to 1906. The Old Brass case and gold dial with applied numerals are in fine original condition. A very fine and rare Chelsea shelf clock.


Chelsea 6 inch Library Clock - Ships Bell

Chelsea 6" Library Clock - Ships Bell


ID: 2406 | This clock is sold

Item ID:2406 - Chelsea 6" Library Clock. Ships Bell. Matching serial number 104277 dates the clock to 1916. The Library clock is one of the most sought after of the Chelsea shelf clocks. The symmetry of the clock case with the coin-edged bezel and back flange centered on the base which is decorated with fine beading all around makes this one of the most elegant Chelsea shelf clocks. Library clocks in any size are unusual especially with ships bell strike. The case has been polished and lacquered. The dial has been resilvered. The movement has been serviced.


Chelsea 10 inch Special Dial Yacht Wheel Clock

Chelsea 10" Special Dial Yacht Wheel Clock


ID: 2240 | Inquire...

Item ID: 2240 - Chelsea 10" Special Dial Yacht Wheel Ships Bell Clock. A superb all original example of an exceedingly rare largre dial Chelsea clock. The serial number 164002 on the movement and the case dates the clock to 1925. The Copper Bronze finished case is 22 1/2" from tip to tip of the wheel. The dimensions on the display stand are 23"tall, 22 1/2" wide and 6" deep. The 10" dial is marked Tiffany & Co, New York. The clock is in superb original condition. Simply magnificent!


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.


Chelsea 10 inch Special Gold Dial Base and Ball Feet Clock with Superb Verde Finish

Chelsea 10" Special Gold Dial Base and Ball Feet Clock with Superb Verde Finish


ID: 2402 | Inquire...

Chelsea Clock Company 10" Special Gold Dial Base & Ball with superb original Verde finish. The clock strikes ships bells. Early large dial Chelsea clocks with excellent original finish are exceedingly difflcult to find. This example has a Verde finish in truly mint condition and also has an unusual gold dial with raised numerals and pierced hands. Serial number 20246 on the movement and case bottom dates the clock to 1905. An absolutely gorgeous all original early large dial Chelsea shelf clock. It doesn't get any better than this.


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 10 inch Special Dial Wardroom Clock for Tiffany & Co.

Chelsea 10" Special Dial Wardroom Clock for Tiffany & Co.


ID: 1728 | Inquire...

Chelsea 10" Special Dial Wardroom Clock for Tiffany & Co., New York. Serial number 130881 dates the clock to 1919. An exceedingly rare clock in superb restored condition. This is the only Wardroom Clock that I have seen with raised numerals and serpentine hands.


Chelsea 10 inch Dial Ships Bell Clock

Chelsea 10" Dial Ships Bell Clock


ID: 2256 | This clock is sold

Serial number 23999 on the movement and the case dates the clock to 1907. The case has been polished and lacquered. The dial has been completely restored. The movement has been overhauled. The. clock keeps excellent time and strikes ships bells with fine Chelsea tone. Chelsea ships bell clocks of this size are exceedingly rare.


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