Brass Ships Bell Clock Circa 1915 Runs and Chimes. We are offering for sale this very nice antique Chelsea Clock Co. The serial number engraved on the back of the case is 111252 which would date this clock to about 1915. It is also engraved with the patent date of Dec.
The retailer of this clock (shown on the upper part of the clock dial) was Riggs and Bro. Was founded in 1818 by W. In 1865, it became Riggs and Bro. Until it finally closed in 1931.
The bell would strike 8 times (actually 4 pairs of 2) with a slight pause between each pair to signal the start of a new watch. On the next half hour, there would be a single bell strike and then on the hour a strike of 1 pair indicating 1 hour of the watch was completed. This sequence would continue increasing every hour and half hour until the end of the watch when it would again strike the 4 pairs. This clock is in very good condition and runs and strikes well.It has not been cleaned so as to protect the aged patina of the brass. There are a couple of very minor scratches on the brass. The clock measures 7 1/4" diameter across the brass front cover with the glass 5 1/2" in diameter. The case is 3 3/8 deep and weighs 8 1/2 pounds. The back of the case is 7 5/8 in diameter with 3 mounting holes. The front cover has to be unscrewed to wind the clock. The key is included but not original.
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The item "Antique Chelsea Clock Co. Brass Ships Bell Clock Circa 1915 Runs and Chimes" is in sale since Sunday, October 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Maritime Clocks".
The seller is "spiceberry1" and is located in Bellevue, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.