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"Crystal" Ship's Bell Clock by Chelsea

Auction:
2502
Lot:
627
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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

Description:

"Crystal" Ship's Bell Clock by Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1911, the brass and beveled glass case in a carriage clock form with front and rear doors and carrying handle, 3 3/4 in. silvered brass dial with raised Arabic numerals and etched floral decoration, eight-day brass ship's bell striking movement with lever escapement, ht. with handle extended 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Brass case in original surface, slight tarnish on silvered dial, movement runs but could use a cleaning.

Keywords

Bell Clock, Massachusetts, Brass, Carriage clock, Clocks, Horology, Lever escapement