266: Seth Thomas & Chelsea Clocks
Description

Seth Thomas & Chelsea Clocks. 1) 5.5 in. brass dia. signed "The Electric Launch Co., Bayonne, NJ" and "Ashcroft Mfg. Co., 2743". Has black incised hour numbers, sub seconds dial and open moon hands; round brass 8 day spring driven time only movement signed "Chelsea Clock Co., Boston" with serial number 800539, has a platform lever escapement. In a forged brass case with door bezel; running condition, missing the door key and winding key. 7.75 in. dia. 2) 5.5 in. silvered dial signed "Presented by E.E. Baker, Eng. 15" and "Seth Thomas, USA", has black painted Roman hour numerals, sub seconds dial and spade hands. Pierced brass 8 day spring driven time only movement signed Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn" and numbered 35; has a lever escapement, winding arbor is at 1 o'clock through the side of the case. In a forged brass case with hinged door bezel; winds and runs, no winding key, silvered finish worn from case. 7.75 in. dia. Weight: 13.25 lbs.

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