25 September 2008
A pendulum wall clock in a mahogany case
Chelsea Clock Company; circa 1922
a 12in. (30.5 cm.) white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, and blackened hands, signed Chelsea Clock Co./Boston, with a model "A" regulator movement, serial number 33628 within a mahogany case with spring loaded release buttons for the face and lower door, a window to the pendulum, the back of the case is stamped with crest of the Portsmouth Navy Yard - the fouled anchor with the initials PNY, and further marked with a brass plaque "Navy Yard/61-098/Portsmouth, NH".
33¼ x 16¼ in. (84.5 x 41.3 cm.) height x diameter.
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David D. and Andrew C. Demeter, Chelsea Clock Company - The First Hundred Years, 2001, page 81 for a similar example of this style of clock.
This was one of the most popular of the Chelsea clocks made between 1907 and 1930. According to factory records, this clock was originally sold to the Maine dealer Perkins & Sadler on April 12th 1922.
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