Chelsea 1930 Rare Pilothouse Marine Big Dial Clock & Key, , No Res
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Chelsea 1930 Rare Pilothouse Marine Big Dial Clock & Key, , No Res:
1930 CHELSEAMarinePILOTHOUSE Clock& Key.
The pictures (all taken in natural daylight) speak for themselves!This is anAUTHENTIC BRASS 8-1/2" diameter dial Clock. This is aPilothouse model (no longer made) with a virtually bulletproof movement and direct-train escapement. It runs for over 12 days.Avintage clockwith original dial andmoonhands madebyChelsea in Bostonin1930. Stamped on the back of the clock and movement are MATCHINGNUMBERS 122573.The clock keeps good time. Begins ticking withintwo turnsof the key after Recentlyultrasonically cleaned and lubricated with Mobius Watch Oil. TheSOLID BRASS CAST CASE is polished to a mirror finish. Check the photos carefully. Hinged bezel opens with push button, closes fully and locksperfectly. Provision made for small hasp lock. The glass is believed to be original. Thebrass dial is in original conditionwith scratches and blemishes found on a real sea-going clock. Comes with U.S. made Chelsea Brass Winding Key. An excellent timekeeper. (Make sure you get a fully serviced clock here on ! Repairs for theseclocks at the factory typically run well in excess of $500. It's better to buy the best one you can afford instead of trying to "fix up" a broken one. A mechanical clock that doesn't keep accurate time isn't very useful!) Chelsea clocks are still made in Boston, and remainTHE STANDARD in mechanical clocks. Simply elegant with NONE of the complications and maintenance issues of a "striker."Terrific for the collector or your first Chelsea. AuthenticMaritime has been restoring and selling Chelsea clocks on for about 7 years. Manyhave a warranty and NOT A SINGLEONEhas ever been returned for service. Chelseas are the "Rolls Royce" of clocks!
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One year full service warrantyavailable for additional $250.
Dial Restored (Dialhouse) for an additional $150 (8 weeks!)
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PLEASE CHECK MY OTHER sales for COINS and CHELSEA CLOCKS.On Jul-13-13 at 17:41:47 PDT, seller added the following information:
An astute Chelsea Collector pointed out the date of manufacture: 1918.
Thanks very much for the information!