It runs and chimes exactly as designed. It has a heavy, solid bronze base making it part of the Admiral series of Chelsea clocks.The serial numbers, 251505, on the case and movement match dating the clock to about 1937. The 8.5 dial has the special raised numbers and serpentine hands which is a very desirable option. The bronze finish is in fair condition and could be re-lacquered to make it perfect. All in all, it is a very impressive clock. The item "Rare Chelsea Ships Bell, 8.5 dial, Admiral series" is in sale since Friday, June 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Maritime Clocks". The seller is "topdog1312" and is located in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
This item can be shipped to United States.