AUCTION : 1019

Lots 778 - 781: Important Chelsea Clock Co. Clocks including Special Order Hanging Chain

Lot#: 778

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., "Yacht wheel" mantel clock, time and ship's bell strike, spring driven lever movement with bronze case and 8.5" silvered metal dial with applied numerals, serial #101057
CONDITION: Movement is ticking and striking. Bronze case has overall dark appearance, likely due to decay of lacquer finish. Original silvered dial coating has darkened with age, along with scattered scratches
ESTIMATE: $10000 - $15000
PRICE SOLD: $11000
CIRCA: 1913
DIMENSIONS: 25.5in x 19.75in x 8in

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Lot#: 779

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., for Tiffany & Co., N.Y., a 10 inch Yacht Wheel clock with special dial, the dark patinated case mounted to a mahogany stand and containing the silvered, Tiffany signed dial with patinated, applied arabic numerals, pierced patinated hands, and 8 day two train movement with lever platform and ships bell striking, serial #164002
CONDITION: wooden base signed on the bottom and dated April, 2003, case and dial professionally restored, finish with minor losses and some well established patches of verdigris, verdigris also present on case interior, movement oily and dirty, with minor discoloration, ticks and strikes
ESTIMATE: $10000 - $15000
PRICE SOLD: $10500
CIRCA: 1925

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Lot#: 780

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., 8 day, spring driven brass lever movement ship's bell 10" Special Order Hanging Chain marine model wall clock retailed by Tiffany & Co., New York, serial #172729.
CONDITION: Heavy bronze case has some minor scratches and wear on the edge of the front bezel. Original silvered dial has some small scratches and spotting. Original hands. Movement is not running, but strikes the hours.
ESTIMATE: $8000 - $10000
PRICE SOLD: $10000
CIRCA: 1926
DIMENSIONS: 12in x 12in x 4in

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Lot#: 781

DESCRIPTION: Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., Large (14 1/2") marine timepiece in a heavy polished brass case with a special order 12" silvered dial with raised, bronze finished brass Arabic numerals and serpentine hands. The clock case is designed to be wall mounted and is currently attached to a custom made mahogany stand. The movement shows a serial number of 159755 (1924) .
CONDITION: The clock case is in very good condition with a soft lustre finish. The silver dial is in very good condition with some signs of tarnishing and several small scratches. The hands are original. This is a very scarce, large Chelsea marine timepiece of nearly 100 years of age.
ESTIMATE: $8000 - $10000
CIRCA: 1924
DIMENSIONS: 14.5in x 14.5in x 3.25in

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