This 10” solid red brass clock is shown in a Waltham catalog as their Model #41. The silvered dial features Arabic numerals, spade hands, a two inch seconds orbit in the “Pilot House” style, surrounded by the engraved name Isabel and scrollwork. The movement, with eleven jeweled platform escapement, is die-stamped on the front plate with the Waltham Company name and serial #30017. The USS Isabel was commissioned by the United States Navy in 1917 for initial use as a destroyer. See Ship's History.
Mounted on round solid Mahogany plaque. See Video.
Ordered by Bath Iron Works for the yacht “Isabel” manufactured for John N. Willys of Willys Jeep Co. Made by Waltham Clock Company of Waltham, Massachusetts in 1916.