1920s Ship’s Wheel Clock by Waterbury Clock Co.


A c.1920 8-day American mantel clock by Waterbury Clock Co., Waterbury, Conn., this mantel clock strikes the ship’s bell sequence on the half hours, i.e. the number of strikes increasing by one every half hour, to a maximum of eight at 12 o’clock, 4 o’clock, and 8 o’clock.

The gilt bronze case is in the form of a bulkhead housing the spring driven movement, faced by a ship’s wheel mounted at a slight angle on a tapered pedestal.

The 4 1/4″ silvered dial has Arabic numerals with a regulation arc above 12 o’clock, through which the escapement can be seen. The ship’s wheel door has a latch knob, and is fitted with beveled convex glass.

8 day gong striking spring wound movement.

Height: 9″
Width: 8″
Depth: 5″

Overhauled and guaranteed for 3 years.

The price includes shipping within the UK mainland, and we are happy to quote for shipping worldwide.

Ref: AAR467-178

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