It is in original condition showing some natural patina. The wood base was refinished about 40 years ago, but retains original colors and finish. This clock has been verified by the Chelsea company in Boston and a certificate of authenticity is available from them.
This is a quite rare and very collectable piece of American clock making history. The item "Vintage Chelsea Commander Nautical Ship's Bell Wheel Brass/Bronze Mantel Clock" is in sale since Sunday, March 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Clocks".The seller is "glagrla-twdtdb" and is located in Seminole, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.