Unique clock, entirely of brass with a chamfered glass porthole face that is unlocked on the right for winding. It features an eight-day movement with ship's bell half-hour display.
The time display is as follows:
4:00-8:00-12:00-8 Bells-xx xx xx xx
4:30 - 8:30 - 12:30 - 1 Bell - x
5:00 - 9:00 - 1:00 - 2 Bells - xx
5:30 - 9:30 - 1:30 - 3 Bells - xx x
6:00 - 10:00 - 2:00 - 4 Bells - xx xx
6:30 - 10:30 - 2:30 - 5 Bells - xx xx x
7:00 - 11:00 - 3:00 - 6 Bells - xx xx xx
7:30 - 11:30 - 3:30 - 7 Bells - xx xx xx x
8:00 - 12:00 - 4:00 - 8 Bells - xx xx xx xx
Clock has on a switch on the dial to accelerate or slow down the clock. On the back the possibility to turn off the ship's bell (striking mechanism).
Dial has is slightly filthy at both winding holes. However, given its age more than acceptable.
Photos are part of the description.
The lot will be shipped with Track & Trace via PostNL.
- 8 day Royal Mariner Ship's Clock - By Schatz & Söhn
- Designer/ Artist
- August Schatz & Söhne - Triberg Schwarzwald
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Estimated Period
- First half 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
- 9×15.5×15.5 cm