Chelsea Clocks Chelsea Clock Company: The First Hundred Years, Second Edition
Chelsea Clock is pleased to offer the second edition of this 357-page, hardcover book which chronicles the founding and storied history of America’s oldest and most distinguished clockmaker. Authors Andrew and David Demeter have created a fascinating, comprehensive reference, complete with original photographs and drawings, as well as lists of product serial numbers. This latest edition has been updated and expanded to include: • Ten additional vintage models in the "Identification Guide, " as well as color photographs from the finest collections in America • An alphabetical index on every movement model developed by the company (organized by date and designated purpose) • Individual indices listing every clock made for the U.S. Lighthouse Establishment & Service, U.S. Life-Saving Service and U.S. Revenue Cutter Service by serial number, type and date of issuance • A new Boston Clock Co. index referencing timepieces made by this Chelsea Clock subsidiary from 1909 to 1931 And much more. Building upon the extensive research and entries of the first edition, this latest edition illustrates dozens of vintage Chelsea models, along with detailed information about them, including their special features, variations, and original price. There is also an expanded listing of original serial numbers from which can be determined when many Chelsea models were first manufactured. This handsome, 8 1/2" x 11" book is the ideal gift for any Chelsea Clock collector or horological enthusiast.
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SINCE1897... The finest clocks in America A Chelsea Clock is an exquisite time machine; each one an individual work of art, made by an elite group of master clock makers with the same relentless precision and craft for over 100 years. Since the turn of the 19th century, Chelsea Clock has been deeply rooted in a tradition of keeping time at sea. Our nautical clocks have sailed the seas with the U.S. military and graced the ocean’s most impressive yachts. Chelsea celebrates a proud history of firsts. Like our military-style Navy deck clocks, first made in the 1940s to withstand the rigors of battle and life at sea. Our Patriot Deck Collection continues to reflect this innovative thinking and craftsmanship. 1969 – President Johnson watches an Apollo spaceflight from the White House, with his U.S. Navy Chelsea Pilot House Clock resting on his television.