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"Tambour No. 1" Mantel Clock by Chelsea

Auction:
2502
Lot:
595
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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

Description:

"Tambour No. 1" Mantel Clock by Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1903, the brass ball foot case with hinged bezel housing the 10-in. dia. silvered dial with raised Arabic numerals, brass serpentine hands and eight-day time and "house strike" lever escapement movement stamped with maker's name and 68331, ht. 17 1/4, wd. 24 in.
Estimate $6,000-12,000

Age consistent losses of silvering on dial, brass case in pleasant patina, movement running.

Keywords

Massachusetts, Clocks, Horology, Lever escapement, Mantel clock, Movement