Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Mahogany and Metal", or "Commander", 8 1/2 in special dial, 8 day, time and ship's strike, spring driven brass lever movement mantel clock, serial #11634. Dial is signed: "Tilden-Thurber Company, Providence, R.I."
CONDITION: Heavy bronze case in good condition for its age with some decay of the lacquer finish and some wear on the bezel edge. Mahogany base in original finish has some roughness on the bottom edge. Original special silvered dial has some scratches, some wear to the chapter ring and heavier damage down to the copper base at 5 o'clock. Original hands. Movement is ticking and striking.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $1000
DIMENSIONS: 13.25in x 14.25in x 7in