Mahogany "Empire" Mantel Clock by Chelsea, Boston,

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Sold Price: [Subscribe to view] Sold Date: 7:00 AM PT - May 1st, 2010

Mahogany “Empire” Mantel Clock by Chelsea, Boston, 1909, with flat cornice top, carved neoclassical swag below the dial, pierced brass side sound vents backed with fabric, 3/4 fluted columns flanking the 10-in. dia. “special” dial with raised Arabic numerals, pierced decoration and inscribed Chelsea Clock Co. Boston, U.S.A., serial number 35022, brass dial with beveled glass, eight-day time and “house” strike movement with lever escapement, ht. 24 1/2 in.

According to a certificate issued by the Chelsea Clock Company, May 8, 2008, this clock was shipped from the factory July 29, 1909 and sold to G.S. Kern. Copies of the document accompany the lot.

Condition report

Condition: No significant repairs or replacements, Movement overhauled by Chelsea in 2008.

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