AUCTION : 1019

Lots 608 - 623: Important Chelsea Clock Co. Clocks

Lot#: 608

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Mahogany and Metal", 8 day, time, 12" Dial, spring brass lever movement mantel clock made for the "Ball Watch Co., Cleveland, Ohio", serial #133671.
CONDITION: Cast brass case on a mahogany base in nice condition has a couple scuff marks on the lacquer finished bezel. The mahogany base has a ding on each corner of the curved molding. Original silvered dial has some light wear and scratches. There is some small loss to some of the painted numbers. Original hands. Movement ticks for a short while and stops.
ESTIMATE: $7000 - $9000
CIRCA: 1919
DIMENSIONS: 19.25in x 19in x 6.75in

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Lot#: 609

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., for Tiffany & Co., N.Y., a large bronze "Wardroom" clock with 12 inch dial, the heavy cast case with integral mounting flange, ogee, ovolo, and cavetto moldings, glazed bezel and mahogany back, 12 inch silvered dial with applied arabic numerals, rectangular, 8 day, brass timepiece movement with lever escapement and cut bimetallic balance, serial #129365
CONDITION: case tarnished, with polish residue and minor verdigris, minor dings and scratches, bezel an incorrect replacement, dial with minor tarnish and discoloration, hands tarnished, movement dirty and very oily, will run briefly, needs service. According to the book "Chelsea Clock Company the First Hundred Years" by Andrew and David Demeter, there were five 12" dial clocks known at the time of publication, two of which are in the collection of the Chelsea museum. This model is rare in any size, and the 12" dial was the largest offered.
ESTIMATE: $4000 - $6000
CIRCA: 1920
DIMENSIONS: x 18.25in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 610

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Marine" 8 day, time only, spring driven lever movement with polished brass case now on a mahogany stand, 8.5" silvered brass dial, cream enamel dial, serial #115273 with U.S. Navy dial
CONDITION: Brass case and dial have been nicely cleaned and restored. Very nice Mahogany stand is modern and in very good overall condition. Movement is ticking and running.
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3000
CIRCA: 1917
DIMENSIONS: 13.5in x 19.75in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 611

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Millennium", 8 day, time and housestrike, spring brass lever movement marine clock. These limited edition clocks retailed for $3,000.
CONDITION: Cast brass case sits on a figured walnut base and sub-base of heavy forged brass with the engraved names of celebrated artists and scientists in nice condition has some spotting to the lacquer finish on the bezel. There is some roughness on one spot on the base. Original silvered dial is fine. Original hands. The back of the base is engraved with the following: "Third Millennium Limited Edition No. 2000". In original box.
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $2500
CIRCA: 1999
DIMENSIONS: 12.2in x 14in x 5.75in

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Lot#: 612

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht wheel" mantel clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike with spring driven lever movement, polished brass and mahogany case stand, 6" special silvered metal dial with applied numerals, serial #186517
CONDITION: Movement is currently running and striking, will need adjusting. Polished brass case has areas of lacquer loss. Some tarnishing and pitting. Mahogany stand has some marks and abrasions. Dial has some small marks and scratches.
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
CIRCA: 1928
DIMENSIONS: 17.5in x 14in x 15.25in

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Lot#: 613

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Base and ball" mantel clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike, spring driven lever movement in a solid brass case with 10" silvered brass dial, serial #172470 made for Tiffany & Co. New York.
CONDITION: Brass case has lost its lacquer and has darkened with age with areas of tarnish. Movement is currently running and striking, but will likely need service. Original hands, silvered dial has some fine scratches and areas of tarnish. Engraved numbers appear refilled in some areas.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $2000
CIRCA: 1926
DIMENSIONS: 16in x 15in x 15.25in

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Lot#: 614

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., 7" "Mahogany and Metal" marine shelf clock with a brass 8 day, time and ship's bell strike, spring-driven balance wheel movement in a heavy, highly polished brass case with a 6 inch silvered dial with Arabic numerals and a movement serial number of 24128 on the movement and mounted on a solid mahogany base.
CONDITION: The brass case is in excellent condition with a soft patina finish. The mahogany base is in very good condition with several small scratches. The signed silver dial is in good condition with some wear and small scratches. The hands appear to be original. This is a very early (1907) version of this model. The clock is not currently ticking.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1400
CIRCA: 1907
DIMENSIONS: 9.75in x 10.25in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 615

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Admiral", 8" dial, 8 day, time and Ship's Bell strike spring brass movement mantel clock, serial #801627
CONDITION: Heavy statuary bronze case in nice condition has some aging to the lacquer finish. Original special silvered dial with raised numbers is very nice. Original hands. Movement is ticking.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
CIRCA: 1978
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 13.75in x 5.75in

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Lot#: 616

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Base and Ball", Retailed by "Smith, Patterson & Co., Boston", 8 1/2" special dial with raised numbers, 8 day, time and Ship's Bell strike spring brass movement mantel clock, serial #150809.
CONDITION: Heavy bronze case in nice condition has aging to the lacquer finish. Original silvered dial has some light stains and tarnish that follows down the dial at the winding arbors. Original hands. Movement is ticking.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
CIRCA: 1922
DIMENSIONS: 12.25in x 12.25in x 5in

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Lot#: 617

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Tambour No. 3", 8 day, time and strike, spring driven lever brass movement case tambour mantel clock made for Tiffany & Co., New York, serial #179721.
CONDITION: The heavy copper bronze cast case has some spotted wear on the feet and base and some small wear spots on the rest of the case. Original silvered dial has some surface scratches, general tarnish, some wear to the painted numbers. Original hands. Some has added a wooden block to support the gong. Movement is ticking and striking.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $2000
CIRCA: 1927
DIMENSIONS: 10.25in x 20.75in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 618

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht wheel" mantel clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike spring driven lever movement in a chrome plated and mahogany case with 6" silvered brass dial, serial #771546
CONDITION: Chrome case is in good overall condition with some dull areas and tarnish, especially on the handles of the ships wheel. Dial is in good condition with some rusting at the numeral "12". Mahogany stand has some minor scuffs. Movement is not ticking but does strike; will need adjusting.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1500
CIRCA: 1970
DIMENSIONS: 17.5in x 14in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 619

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Marine" hanging clock, 8 day, time only, spring driven lever movement with a chrome plated brass case and modern mahogany stand with 9.75" painted metal dial, made for The James Ballantyne Company Limited, Winnipeg, trade mark 5398 serial #71866
CONDITION: German-made dial retains original white paint, black numerals and markers have some loss and have been re-inked in some spots. Original hands have paint loss. Movement is ticking and running.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1911
DIMENSIONS: 13.75in x 14.25in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 620

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht wheel" hanging clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike spring driven lever movement in a chrome plated brass case on homemade stand with 6" silvered brass dial, serial #678091
CONDITION: Chrome case is in good condition with minor tarnishing. Silvered dial is in good condition with minor marks around the winding arbors. Original hands, movement is running and striking.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1000
CIRCA: 1913
DIMENSIONS: 17.5in x 14in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 621

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht wheel" hanging clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike with spring driven lever movement and bronze case, 6" special silvered metal dial with applied numerals, serial #178322
CONDITION: Bronze case has darkened due to loss of lacquer. Special silver dial is in overall good condition with some subtle markings, original hands. Movement ticks and strikes. Mahogany case is modern and homemade.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1927
DIMENSIONS: 17.5in x 14.5in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 622

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., “Regulator No. 3” wall clock private label signed on dial for “Louis Weule Co., San Francisco”, with a weight driven 8 day timepiece movement, maintaining power and serial #26183 in an oak case.
CONDITION: The case is in original condition with a nice original finish. The original dial has been repainted. The time and hour hands are original. The seconds hand is a replacement. The movement is signed. The door glasses are likely original. Louis Weule Co., San Francisco were dealers in anutical charts, instruments and supplies.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
CIRCA: 1907
DIMENSIONS: 37in x 16in x 6in

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Lot#: 623

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Model 2Q" Regulator wall clock with a weight driven 8 day timepiece movement, maintaining power, dead beat escapement and serial #162460 in an oak case with matching number. This clock was made for the Ball Watch Co., Cleveland, Ohio and is one of the earliest 2Q models made in the 1924-1926 period. This one dates from October, 1924.
CONDITION: The case is in exceptionally nice condition with an original finish. The original painted and signed dial is in very good condition with very minor loss at the mounting holes and a scratch to the right of the numeral 3. The hands are original. The door glasses are original. The pendulum bob and rod appear to be original as is the beat indicator. The brass weight has age is appears to be original. This is an excellent example of this rare Model 2Q regulator that Chelsea produced for a short 2 year period.
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3500
CIRCA: 1924
DIMENSIONS: 43in x 20in x 5.5in

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