CHELSEA SHIPSTRIKE CLOCK
on Mahogany Stand
Clock is housed on a very fine hardwood stand.
Presented is a full 7 inch size shipstrike bell clock which, strikes the hour and half hour, in a lacquered brass case. Immaculate, like new condition.
Presented is an outstanding example of a very fine striking bell clock. This fine working clock was designed to offer superior quality in a convenient moderate size package with a 5 ½”” face, weighing 7 1/2 pounds. It is housed on a beautiful hardwood base. It is keeping excellent time and personifies Chelsea’s reputation for engineering and manufacturing excellence. It has a forged bronze case with screw on bezel and runs perfectly, and strikes the bells in proper sequence. There is a 5 1/2″ silver dial in near perfect condition with etched Arabic numerals, and black hands. The clock is in “Superior” condition with no blemishes on its face or exterior. The Chelsea name appears in black script lettering below the hands arbor.
SPECIFICATIONS: Diameter of bezel 7 1/4″
Viewable Diameter of dial 5 1/2″
Depth 3 1/2″
Weight 7 1/2 pounds
Base Measurements: 15” W x 10 ½” Ht x 4” depth.
The excellence of Chelsea clocks is well established, and this very fine bell clock with its mellow sounding chimes denoting the four hour watch cycle, is a perfect example. This fine piece is an example of Chelsea’s reputation for engineering and manufacturing excellence. It has a side opening Bezel for ease of winding and setting.
The forged brass case is in perfect condition
The round back port allows the hammer to be adjusted
The metal case of the original Chelsea model is forged from thick brass. On this model, the forged bezel is screwed on. The lacquered polished finish is majestic in its presentation. The clock’s face is etched brass, silvered.