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Chelsea Ship's Bell Desk Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
661
Sold for:
$415$350

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

Description:

Chelsea Ship's Bell Desk Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, the brass case in a classic ship's wheel design, 3 3/4 in. silvered brass dial with Arabic numerals and marked Tilden-Thurber and Chelsea Ship's Bell, eight-day time and ship's bell strike movement with lever escapement, ht. approximately 7 in.
Estimate $200-400

Age consistent discoloration of lacquered brass case.

Keywords

Bell Desk Clock, Chelsea Ship, Massachusetts, Brass instrument, Clock, Horology, Lever escapement, Striking clock