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Clock and Barometer Desk Set by Chelsea

Auction:
2502
Lot:
659
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

Clock and Barometer Desk Set by Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, with "shaded old brass" finish, hinged bezels, 6 in. silvered brass dials, the time dial with Arabic numerals marked Chelsea Ship's Bell and Hardy & Hayes Co., Pittsburgh over the eight-day lever-escapement ship's bell striking movement, holosteric barometer and thermometer under beveled glass with brass and blued steel hands, all on a base with four ball feet, ht. 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Minor age consistent discoloration on "shaded old brass" finish, dials and glass in excellent condition, movement running.

Keywords

Chelsea Ship, Massachusetts, Pittsburgh, Hardy & Hayes Co., steel hands, Barometer, Brass instrument, Clock, Horology, Sports