Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction
Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.
Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am
The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH
Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., for U.S. Light House Establishment, deck clock, 8 day, time only, spring-driven balance wheel movement in a brass case with screw-on bezel, 4.5 inch silvered dial with subsidiary seconds marked by Chelsea for "U.S. L. H. Estab.", movement serial number 27137.
CONDITION: a rare clock with a brass case, which is bright with some very fine scratches from cleaning. The case serial number is 27024 which does not match the movement serial number exactly, but is the same year (1907) and numbering system used by Chelsea for clocks sold to the U.S. Life Saving Service. The silvered dial is in good condition with a very light amount of tarnishing. The hands appear to be original. The movement ticks.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $1300
DIMENSIONS: 5.75in x 5.75in x 2.5in