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"Commodore" Ship's Bell Clock by Chelsea

Auction:
2502
Lot:
592
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

"Commodore" Ship's Bell Clock by Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, the base and ball case form in "verde antique" finish with hinged bezel, 8-in. dia. silvered dial marked Ship's Bell and J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia, with raised Arabic numerals and regulation aperture, eight-day ship's bell striking lever escapement movement, ht. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

No significant condition issues, movement running.

Keywords

Bell Clock, Commodore, Massachusetts, Philadelphia, J.E. Caldwell & Co., Clock, Horology, Lever escapement, Measurement, Time