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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 156

    An early 20th century American Ship Strike with automatic bell

    CHELSEA CLOCK CO., BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

    Price Realised  

    An early 20th century American Ship Strike with automatic bell
    Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Massachusetts
    with a 5¼ in. (13.3 cm) silvered dial, Arabic numerals, signed on the face "Chelsea/Automatic/Ship's Bell", with Slow/Fast adjuster, blued steel hands, keywinds to movement and strike to a twin barrel movement, within a circular brass case, and mounted on a footed mahogany backboard, wired to run automatically [not tested].
    17¼ x 24 in. (43.8 x 61 cm.) backboard.


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