Restored Antique Chelsea Ships Bell Clock with rare engraved "UNION IRON WORKS CO, SAN FRANCISCO, CAL" 6 inch dial, circa 1917. Has a red brass with a shield type hinged bezel. Measures 7 3/4" in diameter x 3 1/2" deep, and weighs 8 lbs 13 ozs. The serial number on the clock movement is 112094, and matches the serial number stamped on the case.
The movement has been ultrasonically cleaned, and completely overhauled by a Chelsea clock expert with over 35 years experience servicing, and repairing Chelsea Clocks. The clock runs as good as it looks. The posted photographs are an important part of the physical condition. Closely view all of them, so you may judge for yourself the condition, quality, and age of the item.
Here's your opportunity to own a piece of maritime history from a famous company located in one of the most iconic cities in the world. The Union Iron Works Company (1906 - 1917) was formally called the Bethlehem Steel Company (1849 - 1906), and after 1917 changed names a couple of more times until it closed in 2017. Altogether the steel company was operational for 168 years.The shipyard built many ships for the Navy from the Spanish American War all the way thru WW2. The item "CHELSEA ANTIQUE SHIPS BELL CLOCK WITH RARE ENGRAVED 6 DIALRED BRASS 1917" is in sale since Sunday, June 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Clocks\Antique (Pre-1930)\Shelf, Mantel". The seller is "sandiegotraders" and is located in Temecula, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.