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Chelsea`s signature timepiece. The first Chelsea Ship`s Bell Clock was created over a century ago when the art and craft of fine mechanical clockmaking reached its zenith. They are among today`s treasured antiques. Remarkably, you can still acquire the original. Very little has changed in the way the Chelsea Ship`s Bell Clock is made today. Computerized machines may shape some of the hundreds of precision movement parts. But the greatest value comes from changes that haven`t been made such as the clock`s original balance wheel. It cannot be improved upon. The hand-silvered process that is still used to create the clock`s beautiful face which was developed in the 19th century. The chelsea Ship`s Bell Clock has achieved its pre-eminent status today because to "improve" it means to preserve its original integrity. The clock`s classical design evokes the romance of the sea - the universal love of the limitless ocean. It`s distinctive striking tones are warm yet command attention. Admired around the world, this masterpiece of the clockmaker`s art becomes the focal point in any room. The pride of American craftsman. Forged brass, 6 inch dial, screw bezel. Traditional Mahogany base included
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