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    Posted 11 years ago

    tammyt39
    (28 items)

    this was my granddad, he passed 30 years ago and we just found this, would like to know some about it'
    ser. no. 28878E
    tammyt39@yahoo.com

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    1. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      This looks like an early WW2 era US Navy ships clock. I believe most of the 24 hour clocks are 8 inches across.

      I like the 24 hour time going around what most think of as a 12 hour cycle. It can be confusing!

      Scott
    2. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      They uaually bring in the $300- $500 range depending on year of the clock and condition.

      Scott
    3. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      "usually"
    4. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      My price range is for a US Navy clock like the one posted.

      Scott
    5. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      They are desirable, but not particularly hard to find.

      This type with the 24 hour clock is more desirable than the 12 hour that repeats like a typical clock (dual numbers).

      Scott

    6. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Everything has come down in the last few years, but I don't ever recall these being in the range you are quoting.

      I just looked up ebay closing sales (I think it goes back about 15 days) and saw several: $190, $350, $525, $425, $500, $245, $425, $530, $480, $510, $500, $335, $522, $275, $255.


      That is a fairly good indicator of current market value.

      Scott
    7. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      I don't understand what your saying.

      Most of these sold at auction. With 15 total sales, I'd say the value is well established.

      Scott
    8. Chadakoin Chadakoin, 11 years ago
      I don't recall tammyt39 ever asking what it was worth.....
    9. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      My intent in posting realized prices was to correct (what I see as) bad information about value. Just as if someone had stated an incorrect ID on the clock-- I'd think the owner would want to know the facts!

      I don't believe anyone else has "insulted a family item".

      If valuation is important to tammy-- she now knows what they typically sell for in a World wide auction format (ebay).

      Scott
    10. Steve, 11 years ago
      I agree with Scott. BELLIN68, learn to spell.
    11. solver solver, 11 years ago
      Scott gave VERY accurate information, including the current average selling price for an exact Chelsea WWII Navy bulkhead 24-hour movement with phenolic case like that shown by tammyt39.

      The market for antiques just isn't what it used to be. When valuing any item, apples need to be compared to like apples and condition plays a major role. She also didn't state if it works or has the key.
    12. tammyt39 tammyt39, 11 years ago
      yes it works and i do have the key
    13. tammyt39 tammyt39, 11 years ago
      i would like to thank you all for the info

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