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Chelsea "Constitution" Model Ship's Bell Clock

Auction:
2431
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Chelsea "Constitution" Model Ship's Bell Clock, Chelsea Clock Company, Chelsea, Massachusetts, c. 1987, with polished brass case engraved 1787-Constitution of the United States-1987 along the lower section, hinged bezel, ball feet, 5 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial with Arabic numerals engraved Chelsea Ship's Bell, eight-day lever escapement movement striking ship's bell, ht. 9 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

No tension on strike mainspring indicating either it is unhooked or broken, case polish slightly worn.

Keywords

Bell Clock, Chelsea "Constitution" Model Ship, Massachusetts, Chelsea Clock Company, United States, Chelsea clock, Clock, Mainspring, Movement, Ship's bell, Striking clock

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