Serial number 93451 on the movement and case dates the clock to 1915. Madsen and in May she was in transit from Manila to Colombo Sri Lanka via Singapore, By April 1931 the Sumar had logged 85,000 nautical miles of cruising, including a circumnavigation of the planet. Sumar, and was used in the examination service until 1944, and then sold in 1946. Item ID: 2025 - Chelsea 6" Admiral Ships Bell Clock for Tiffany & Co., New York. Item ID: 1972 - Chelsea 10" Ships Bell Clock for Black, Starr & Frost. Serial number 138536 on the movement dates the clock to 1920. Matching serial number 199710 dates the clock to 1931. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. Item ID: 2015 - Chelsea 8 1/2" Desk Clock for Tiffany & Co., New York. As engraved on the front of the base, the clock was presented "To The Martin Cantine Company on Its Fiftieth Anniversary As A Token of Friendship and Esteem 1888 - 1938" by the thirteen companies engraved on the back of the clock. Fine original dial is silvered with raised applied copper bronze numbers and copper bronze serpentine hands. Serial number 191343 on movement and wood bottom insert dates the clock to 1929. The Chelsea Sales Ledger entry shows that the clock was sold to Toledo Shipbuilding on 7/29/19. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. Overall dimensions approximately 13 tall, 13 wide, and 5.5 deep.
The clock has been totally restored and is in superb condition in every way. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. The 160' diesel yacht "Sumar" was commissioned by David C. She ranged from the east and west coasts of the Americas, the Mediterranean and Black Seas, the British Isles, Scandinavia, and the Caribbean. Sumar was sold to the British Navy in 1942 and became the H. Matching serial number 144826 dates the clock to 1920. The clock is 11 1/4" overall diameter and is mounted on a custom mahogany wall mounting ring. item ID: 2006 - Chelsea 8 1/2" US Navy Reverse Pilot House Clock. Item ID: 1728 - Chelsea 10" Special Dial Wardroom Clock for Tiffany & Co., New York. An exceedingly rare clock in superb restored condition. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. Movement serial number 166546, wooden sub-base stamped 166549, the last number in the wooden sub-base being an inversion stamping error by the workman.
Dating back to 1883, this interesting watch brand claims to have "invented" the modern sports watch in 1938 when it introduced the Alpina 4, which was antimagnetic, water-resistant, shockproof and rustproof.
Watch of the collection The Heritage Pilot Chronograph marks Alpina's 130th anniversary.
The clear dial belies the fact that this watch displays the date, month, day of the week and moon phases through a 476-part annual calendar mechanism that only needs manual adjustment at the transition from February to March. Dutch-speaking people, in spite of their relatively small number, have a significant history of invention, innovation, discovery and exploration.The following list is composed of objects, (largely) unknown lands, breakthrough ideas/concepts, principles, phenomena, processes, methods, techniques, styles etc., that were discovered or invented (or pioneered) by people from the Netherlands and Dutch-speaking people from the former Southern Netherlands (Zuid-Nederlanders in Dutch).The economic downturn appears to have bypassed the Saxon watchmaking town of Glashtte, where high-end brand A.Lange & Shne has developed a Grand Complication watch with a 1.9m (1.6m) price tag. Four items comprising: Elkington 8 diameter, circular dish with decorative rim: Mappin & Webb 10 x 7.5 oval dish: Mappin & Webb 12 x 9 oval dish: Elkington 14 x 10 oval dish.The first three have the block LMS Hotels motif, the last has LMS in script.Chelsea Wardroom clocks with ships bell movements were a special order and are exceedingly rare. Item ID: 2047 - Chelsea 8" Special Dial "Windsor" Clock for Tiffany & Co. The red brass case is 19" tall, 12 1/2" wide and 6 1/2" deep. Serial number 191925 on the movement and the wood insert in the base of the clock dates it to 1929. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. Mount your 12" marine clocks on these bases to beautifully display them on a shelf, mantle or any strong horizontal surface. This is a rare and unusual Chelsea ships bell clock with original mechanism for electrically ringing an external bell. The fine original surface dial is marked Shreve, Treat & Eacret, San Francisco and Ships Bell. The clock is mounted on a custom mahogany base that is designed after the base of the Chelsea Admiral. I have not seen another 8 1/2" Wardroom clock with a ships bell movement. The ships bell striking clock movement and holosteric barometer and the thermometer are all working properly. Item ID: 2010 Chelsea 8 Marine Clock for the USS Wando. The last photo shows a Waltham 12" Marine Clock on the base as an example. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. Matching serial number 161099 dates the clock to 1924. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. This is one of only two 12" Neptunes known to exist. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. The finest, all orignal, 12" Chelsea Pilot House Clock. Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. These retro watches feature a delectable dial with military-style telemeter markings and a "snail track" tachymeter scale.Gold-plated or steel cases are available, along with a choice of black or silver dials.