AUCTION : 1019

Lots 684 - 699: Chelsea Clock Co. Clocks

Lot#: 684

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., 10" marine wall 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 an 8.5 inch silvered dial with Arabic numerals and a movement serial number of 851942 on the case back.
CONDITION: The case is bright, with some fine scratches. The signed silvered dial and hands are excellent. The movement ticks and strikes.
ESTIMATE: $750 - $850
CIRCA: 1983
DIMENSIONS: 10in x 10in x 4in

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Lot#: 685

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Tambour No. 4" mantel clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike spring driven lever movement in a solid brass case with special 5.5" silvered metal dial with applied numerals, serial #101208
CONDITION: Brass case has darkened and spotted with age due to loss of lacquer. Dial has several scratches, especially around the winding arbors. Original hands. Movement is ticking and striking, but strike will need adjusting.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $1000
CIRCA: 1917
DIMENSIONS: 10.25in x 19.25in x 6in

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Lot#: 686

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht wheel" hanging clock, time and ship's bell strike spring driven lever movement in a brass case with homemade mahogany stand with 6" silvered brass dial, serial #194569
CONDITION: Brass case has tarnished significantly with age, top-most area is dotted with small white paint spots. Silvered brass dial and hands are in very good condition with very light markings. Movement is running and striking.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
CIRCA: 1929
DIMENSIONS: 18.5in x 14in x 6in

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Lot#: 687

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht wheel" hanging clock, time and ship's bell strike spring driven lever movement in a solid brass case with homemade stand, 6" silvered metal dial, serial #156394
CONDITION: Brass case has darkened due to loss of lacquer and needs polishing, movement is currently ticking and striking. Stand is modern and homemade. Silvered dial is in good condition, black paint has faded within the engraved numbers and markers.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $1000
CIRCA: 1923
DIMENSIONS: 18.5in x 13.5in x 7.25in

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Lot#: 688

DESCRIPTION: Eastman Clock Company ship's clock, 8 day time only lever movement with nicely damascened front plate. Brass case with modern mahogany stand. Eastman Clock Company was founded by Joseph H. Eastman, born in 1843 and died in 1931. The company was in business from 1895-1896 until it became the Fair Haven Manufacturing Company in 1896. 8.25" Copper dial is engraved "Ashcroft Mfg Co. New York & Bridgeport" with "998" at the bottom of the dial.
CONDITION: Small loss and wear to insized numbers. Dial was most likely originally silvered, all of which is now gone. Brass case has darkened and tarnished with age. Mahogany case is modern and in good condition. Movement is ticking and currently running.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
CIRCA: 1895
DIMENSIONS: 13.5in x 14.5in x 5in

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Lot#: 689

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Admiral", mantel clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike, spring driven lever movement in an polished brass case with special silvered 4" metal dial with applied numerals, serial #163981
CONDITION: Polished brass case has some wear to the lacquer finish and minor spotting. Original silvered dial has a couple light scratches on strike-side winding arbor. Original hands, movement is ticking and striking.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1924
DIMENSIONS: 7.25in x 8.25in x 4.25in

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Lot#: 690

DESCRIPTION: 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
CIRCA: 1903
DIMENSIONS: 13.25in x 14.25in x 7in

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Lot#: 691

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Mariner", 6 in., 8 day, time and ship's bell strike spring driven brass lever movement mantel clock, serial #709695. Dial is signed "Southwest Instrument Co., San Diego".
CONDITION: Polished cast brass case on a mahogany base in nice condition has a couple scratches on the bezel. Original silvered dial is very nice also. Original hands. Movement strikes, but does not tick.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1968
DIMENSIONS: 9.5in x 14in x 4in

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Lot#: 692

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., 8 day, 8 1/2 in dial, time and ship's bell, spring driven brass lever movement boat or ward room marine timepiece, serial #111904
CONDITION: Polished heavy cast brass case in nice condition has a ding on the front bezel and a bent area on the back flange at about 10:30. Original silvered dial has age darkened most likely from the yellowing of the lacquer coating and a small abraded spot near 2 o'clock. Original hands. Mahogany base has an old finish. Movement is ticking and striking.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1917
DIMENSIONS: 13.5in x 14.5in x 6in

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Lot#: 693

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Base and Ball" or "Constitution", 6 Inch dial, 8 day, time and ship's strike spring driven lever brass movement mantel clock, serial #543826
CONDITION: Heavy bronze case in good condition has some decay to the lacquer finish. Original silvered dial in nice condition has some small scratches at the winding arbor area. Original hands. Movement is ticking and striking.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1948
DIMENSIONS: 9in x 8.5in x 3.75in

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Lot#: 694

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Base and Ball", 6 in special dial, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike spring driven brass lever movement mantel clock made for the Ball Watch Co., Cleveland, Ohio, serial #35127.
CONDITION: Cast brass case has some tarnish and wear to the lacquer finish. Original silvered dial has some surface scratches. Original hands. Movement is ticking and striking.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1908
DIMENSIONS: 9in x 8.75in x 3.75in

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Lot#: 695

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht wheel" hanging clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike spring driven lever movement in a polished brass case with homemade stand, silvered brass dial, serial #569365 made for M. Low, New York
CONDITION: Solid brass case has areas of lacquer loss and tarnish. Silvered dial has some minor scratches. Small screw is missing from center shaft. Movement is not currently ticking and will need service, but does strike.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1956
DIMENSIONS: 19in x 14in x 5.75in

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Lot#: 696

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht Wheel" or "Mariner" 4 1/2" special dial, 8 day, time and ship's strike spring driven brass lever movement mantel clock, serial #192051.
CONDITION: Statuary bronze and brass case in as found condition has mellowed to a dark finish. Wood base in original finish has some dings and scratches on the front edge. Original silvered dial has some abrasion and light scratches. Original hands. Movement strikes but is not running.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1929
DIMENSIONS: 14in x 10.25in x 4.75in

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Lot#: 697

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., hanging clock, 8 day, time only, spring driven lever movement polished brass case with brass dial, serial #13874 on movement and dial
CONDITION: Original brass dial has lost its silvering, plaque with serial number on dial has been added later, probably late 20th century. Movement is ticking and running but will need cleaning. Hour and minute hands are not original, although look to be Chelsea hands. Mahogany case is modern. Brass case is darkened with age.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1901
DIMENSIONS: 14in x 14.25in x 6in

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Lot#: 698

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Regulator No. 3" wall clock with a weight driven 8 day timepiece movement (maintaining power and serial number 36221) in an oak case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition with a nice original finish. The original dial has been repainted. The time and hour hands appear to be replacements The seconds hand is original. The movement is signed. The door glasses are original.
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
CIRCA: 1914
DIMENSIONS: 37.25in x 16in x 5.75in

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Lot#: 699

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., private label Webb C. Ball Co., Cleveland, signed on dial, "Louis XVI" hanging clock, 8 day, time and ship's bell strike spring driven movement in a bronze finished brass case with a cast metal dial with applied numerals, silvered metal dial with applied numerals, serial #167247
CONDITION: clock is ticking and striking, needs service, dial in good condition with some minor spotting and abrasions. The case is slightly dirty with some minor loss.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
CIRCA: 1925
DIMENSIONS: 16in x 8.25in x 3.75in

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