Mid Century Miniature Chelsea Ships Clock

£400

A vintage miniature chrome plated ships clock made by Chelsea Clock Company, Boston, USA. Chelsea Clock Company made fine quality and exceptionally well made clocks including those for the US Navy and supporting vessels during World War II.

The beautifully executed chrome case is in the shape of a miniature ships wheel with securing holes to the rear fixing plate. It has a screw-down knurled front and the engraved and silvered Arabic dial with blued steel hands fast/slow regulation is signed ‘Chelsea Clock Co. Boston’. The finely made single barrel movement with fully jewelled lever escapement

Circa 1940’s

Maximum diameter: 5” (13 cm.)
Bezel diameter 3 1/8” (8 cm.)
Depth 1 1/2” (4 cm.)

The clock is in excellent condition with no wear or damages to the chrome plating. The dial is good and without tarnish. The clock runs well and has been fully serviced it keeps good time. We expect this type of clock to keep within +/- 6 minutes per week. Guaranteed for one year.

Description

A vintage miniature chrome plated ships clock made by Chelsea Clock Company, Boston, USA. Chelsea Clock Company made fine quality and exceptionally well made clocks including those for the US Navy and supporting vessels during World War II.

The beautifully executed chrome case is in the shape of a miniature ships wheel with securing holes to the rear fixing plate. It has a screw-down knurled front and the engraved and silvered Arabic dial with blued steel hands fast/slow regulation is signed ‘Chelsea Clock Co. Boston’. The finely made single barrel movement has a fully jewelled lever escapement.

Circa 1940’s

Maximum diameter: 5” (13 cm.)
Bezel diameter 3 1/8” (8 cm.)
Depth 1 1/2” (4 cm.)

The clock is in excellent condition with no wear or damages to the chrome plating. The dial is good and without tarnish. The clock runs well and has been fully serviced it keeps good time. We expect this type of clock to keep within +/- 6 minutes per week. Guaranteed for one year.

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