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    Sale 1963

    Maritime Art Including Fine Paintings, Nautical Antiques, Scrimshaw And Ship Models

    30 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 149

    A 20th century American Ships Strike bulkhead clock

    CHELSEA FOR RIGGS & BROS., PHILADELPHIA

    Price Realised  

    A 20th century American Ships Strike bulkhead clock
    Chelsea for Riggs & Bros., Philadelphia
    with a 4 in. (10.2 cm.) silvered face, Arabic numerals, pierced blue steel hands, signed Riggs & Bros., Philada., with slow/fast lever by '12', two winding arbours to going-barrel movement and strike mechanism, threaded face plate. Mounted within a carved scene with neptune lounging atop a rock formation holding his trident.
    14¼ x 13¾ in. (36.2 x 35 cm.) mount.


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