Lot 419    

Chelsea 1942 U.S. Coast Guard Ship's Bell Deck/Engine Room Clock,
2006, February 18 Decorative Arts
circa 1940-1942, eight-day time and ship's bells, in cast brass case with screw bezel, black enamel 12-hour dial, luminous Arabic numerals with seconds increments, white "moon" hands, fast-slow regulator at 12 o'clock. Engraved on dial U.S. COAST GUARD / SER. NO. 1101 1942 and Chelsea / Ship's Bell at 6 o'clock. Chelsea serial number 314,197 (1940-1944) engraved on back of flange. Dial measures 5.5" diameter; bezel is 7.25" diameter; flange 7.5" diameter and case 3.5" deep.

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Currently running. Normal oxidation and patina and few tiny nicks to outside edge of bezel. We do not guarantee working order of clocks and watches.
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