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    Sale 2030

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    A base and ball special "Commodore" ship's bell clock

    CHELSEA CLOCK COMPANY, CIRCA 1907

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A base and ball special "Commodore" ship's bell clock
    Chelsea Clock Company, circa 1907
    a 10 in. (24.5 cm.) silvered face with raised Arabic numerals and pierced and detailed hands, clock and bell winds, signed with the retailer's name "Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd/112 Regent Street/London" in script, with an "L" movement, number 24346, within a polished red brass casement on a pedestal base with ball feet.
    15¾ x 15¾ in. (40 x 40 cm.)


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    Literature

    David D. and Andrew C. Demeter, Chelsea Clock Company - The First Hundred Years, 2001, page 28 for an illustration of this clock.