Chelsea Clocks 8 1/2" Brass Time Only Chelsea Clock, 1906
According to sales ledgers this fully restored 103 year old model was shipped by our factory to the "Mesa Machine Company in W. Homestead, PA on March 14 1906. " Since 1897, it was common practice for companies in the maritime industry to order marine clocks from Chelsea Clock Company that would accompany their own manufactured products. This clock custom made for Mesa Machine Company is a stunning, living example of this centuries old tradition. Handcrafted from solid brass, this vintage timepiece dating back to 1906 is operated by its original seven jeweled and numbered Model E movement, which has been fully restored and serviced by Chelsea Clock technicians. The clock has a hinged-style bezel, with a hand-silvered dial featuring Roman numerals and moon hands. A rare and beautiful clock, available with custom fitted wall mounting plaque upon request.
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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.