RARE No. 6 SETH THOMAS
SHIP’S WARDROOM CLOCK
Stand included, a $75.00 value!
A classic ship’s Wardroom clock which keeps excellent time, and is in outstanding condition
Presented is a Seth Thomas ship’s clock that
was mounted on a bulkhead, on a ship’s bridge, quarter deck, or in the officer’s wardroom from
the 1920’s. It has a 6″ silvered brass dial, a 5 1/2” viewing area with Arabic numerals, and is
housed in a heavy, forged, bronze case. The case is fitted with a screw on bezel. The black spade hands
are over a very distinctive large seconds dia which replaces the numeral 6 makes this type clock easily
recognizable. Below this large inner dial is “Made by Seth Thomas in U.S.A”. A lever type fast/slow regulator
is near the 9 o’clock position. The movement is a high quality Lever No. 6, 11-jewel, 8 day time-only movement, that was
especially made to compete with Chelsea. It has a 6″ silvered brass dial, a 5 1/2” viewing area
with Arabic numerals, and unique spade hands and a very large secondary sweep second hand. It is in excellent
condition.and is housed in a heavy, forged, 7 1/2 inch forged bronze case. The case is fitted with
a screw on bezel. It dates from the 1920’s. It has been recently serviced by a master clocksmith
and is running well. The custom stand, a $75.00 value, is included.
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 history!
|There are some minor smudges on the face|
|Polished & lacquered forged brass case|
CONDITION:This example is in like new original condition and is keeping excellent time as rated against a
quartz comparison watch. The face has a few smudges just below the 12 and and at the 8. There is some black paint missing
from the back. The eight day No. 6 brass Seth Thomas has been professionally inspected and cleaned with ultrasonics. All worn pivot
bushings were replaced, the mainspring was unloaded, properly cleaned and inspected, lubricated, and reloaded into the mainspring
barrels. All operational aspects of the
precision 11 jewel platform escapement were inspected and corrected as required, ensuring that the movement is ready
for many years of reliable operation. The movement was then properly reassembled, lubricated and adjusted.
A key is included.
Diameter of Dial
2 1/2″ Deep
7 1/2″ Full Diameter
Weight 5 1/2 lbs