Chelsea Pilot Brass Ship Wheel Wall Bell Clock
One of the finest nautically inspired clocks ever made in this country. The Pilot is an exact reproduction of an original yacht wheel, first patented and produced by Chelsea Clock in 1911. The metal case is forged from solid brass. The forged brass bezel opens with the original "shield" hinge and latch design. Polished and bronzed finishes are preserved with a clear laquer coating. The clock's dial is made from deeply etched brass then hand silvered, enameled and lacquered. Hand-crafted Ship's Bell mechanism, consisting of 364 steel and gold plated parts with an 11 jewel movement. Strikes the traditional ship's bell code - one bell for each half hour on a four hour watch. Custom designed presentation gift box. Limited edition quantity of 500 pieces accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
14 1/2" Outside Diameter,
3 3/4" Deep