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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 195

    A brass "Columbus"clock and barometer desk set

    CHELSEA CLOCK CO.; 20TH CENTURY

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    A brass "Columbus"clock and barometer desk set
    Chelsea Clock Co.; 20th century
    the clock, with a 6 in. (15.2 cm.) silvered face and marked above the center "Spaulding & Co./Chicago" and signed below the center Chelsea/Ship's Bell with Arabic numerals, blackened steel hands, key wind for the movement and the ship's strike, Fast/Slow adjustment, within a circular brass case. Mounted with a matching barometer/thermometer set on a brass pedestal with ball feet.
    9½ x 14½ in. (24.1 x 36.8 cm.)


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