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SHIP'S CHRONOMETER LEVER
Seth Thomas, America's oldest clock maker started operations in
Their Nautical clocks first appeared in the 1860's and were the official US Navy
Ships' clock for almost 100 years.
is a Seth Thomas ship's side winding
chronometer that we have never seen before and have only read about in books and
catalogs. It was intended to be mounted on a bulkhead, on a ship's bridge, in
the navigator's shack, or in the officer's wardroom starting in 1881.
a 5" porcelain dial, with a 4 1/2” viewing area with Roman numerals, and is
housed in a heavy, forged, bronze case with screw on bezel and prominent flange
and a cast silver plated dust ring. The maker's name appears under
the numeral XII and the black spade hands are over a small seconds dial which in
turn is over the numeral VI. A key adjustable fast/slow regulator is within the
XII o'clock position. It has been recently
serviced by a master clock smith and is running well, but the time varies as the
spring winds down. Therefore, it is best to wind it every 12 hours.
The replicated stand, a $75.00 value, is included!
Seth Thomas Catalog of the day, they had this to say: This fine lever
clock was specially designed for steamers or other situations where accurate
time-keeping is required and a pendulum clock cannot be used. The movements are
made in the best manner, with steel pinions and chronometer balance, jeweled,
and are fitted up with finely tapered hair springs. They have a very simple
regulator which provides for the most accurate adjustment. They are put up in
cast brass cases with porcelain dials.
The ingenuity and workmanship
of Seth Thomas
was recognized throughout the world because of their high grade precision time
pieces making this a great relic of maritime and horological
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This example is in like new original
condition and is keeping good time for a clock that is over 110 years old. The
porcelain face is immaculate. The
One Day No. 5006 movement was professionally serviced just
recently. A special key is included.
Thomas ships clock is a perfect addition for your desk,
mantle, a prestige collection or as an
Diameter of Dial
area 4 1/2"
8 1/2" Weight
welcome, but inquire first. We have
satisfied customers in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, British
Virgin Islands, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of
Congo, Denmark, Estonia, England, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong,
Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia,
Luxembourg, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Nova
Scotia, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia,
Scotland, Singapore, Spain, St. Maarten, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey,
United Arab Emirates, USVI and the Eastern Caribbean.
We guarantee that this clock will be
working on arrival and that our description is entirely accurate or your money
back. The only conditions are that an email authorization be obtained within
three days, and that the instrument is returned in its original condition and
packaging, and insured for its full value. Only Ground shipping charges within
the Continental United States are included in this offer if are at fault. This
does not affect our policy on shipping damage which is discussed
We take great care in packaging our clocks
for shipment which includes bubble wrap, placing in a box, and then placing in a
larger box surrounded by impact absorbent material. However, we are not
responsible, once it is turned over to the carrier. Full Value insurance is
required. In the event of damage due to shipping we will assist you in all
respects even to filing a claim in your behalf.
FORMS OF PAYMENT are Bank wire transfer, cashier's check, or personal
check in which case the item will be held until cleared. Our prices are quoted
net to seller, but credit cards may be accepted through PayPal for verified
members by special arrangement.
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