CHELSEA 8 DAY SHIPS STRIKE BRASS MANTLE CLOCK. The silvered 5 1/2 inch dial is signed "Chelsea Clock Co. Boston U.S.A." The dial has slight streaking from the strike winding arbor to the 3:00 hour numeral and has whale oil staining on the edges. The dial retaining ring has silver loss from the 20 minute mark to the 40 minute mark. The Clock has good blued "Moon" style hands. The clock has an 8 day time and ships strike brass clock movement with platform escapement that is running with a good motion. The movement number is 70905. The balance regulator is short but is still reachable from the dial. The solid brass case has a 7 1/2 inch bezel, 8 1/2 inch brass case and is 3 1/2 inches deep. The brass case is dull and shows prior attempts to polish with creases having dried polish in them. The solid brass case has a hinged bezel and is mounted to a mahogany base. The wood case base has nicks, scratches and minor imperfections. 10"W x 10"H x 5"D. Estimated Value $300 - 500.
10"W x 10"H x 5"D
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Exceptional Antique Clock Auction
May 30, 2009 11:00 AM EDT
Pittsfield, MA, US
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