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October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Chelsea Oak No. 3 Regulator

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 28, 2016 10:00AM


Chelsea Oak No. 3 Regulator, Boston, c. 1914, No. 36147, with 12-in. painted zinc arabic numeral dial marked Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, brass, eight-day time-only movement with deadbeat escapement and maintaining power, marked with number above and Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, U.S.A., powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a pendulum, all in a quarter-sawn oak case, ht. 37 in.

Note: According to Chelsea Clock Company records, less than 500 No. 3 regulators were made, and this clock was sold to Daniel Pratt's Son, Boston, on September 30, 1916.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

The case and dial retain the original finish. Clock was running when removed from the wall.

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Daniel Pratt, Chelsea Oak, United States