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Brass "Boston" Mantel Clock by Chelsea

Auction:
2502
Lot:
631
Sold for:
$444$375

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

Description:

Brass "Boston" Mantel Clock by Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, the matte finish brass case with hinged bezel, 4 1/4 in. dia. Special Grand Dial marked Chelsea, beveled glass on the sides and rear door and eight-day brass "house strike" lever escapement movement with gong strike, ht. 7 1/2 in.

Note: Developed in 1998, this model originally sold for $1,800.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Massachusetts, Brass instrument, Clocks, Escapements, Gong, Horology, Lever escapement, Mantel clock, Measurement, Sports, Striking clock, Time