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Veterans Day 2016: A Brief History of an Important American Holiday

Veterans Day, originally named Armistice Day, began as an American holiday to commemorate the end of the first World War, which took place November 11, 1918. Although celebrated annually in the years following, Armistice day didn’t actually become a legal federal holiday until 1938,… Continue Reading →

5 Nautical Home Decor Ideas

Whether you’re updating a seaside abode or just looking to bring the beach home, consider these 5 design tricks. All about accessories. A Chelsea weather station or one of our other nautical offerings pairs form, function, and classic elegance in one spot…. Continue Reading →

When Do We Fall Back? The end of Daylight Saving Time 2016

The onset of Autumn means shorter days — the sun sometimes setting before we even leave the office for the night. This year, daylight saving time, which in March afforded us an extra hour of sunlight, comes to an end November… Continue Reading →

How to Start a Clock Collection

Thinking about starting or expanding a clock collection? Consider these prompts to help you get started. Where do your interests lie? Regardless of what you’re collecting, there are bound to be variations in what’s available. Within our brand we offer vintage military clocks;… Continue Reading →

History Lesson | Master Clocks and Slave Clocks

The use of master clocks reached its peak sometime in the mid-20th century. During this time, large offices and factory buildings needed to keep workers on the exact same time schedule. This was achieved by using one master clock that… Continue Reading →

6 Ways to Keep your Clock Preserved and Functioning Properly

Follow these tips to keep your clock running perfectly. 1. Always keep clocks out of direct sunlight and away from moisture. 3. If you’re planning to be away from your mechanical clock for more than a week, be sure to fully wind… Continue Reading →

Chelsea Clock Trophies to Honor Annual Vineyard Race Winners

Friday kicks off the annual Vineyard Race, hosted by the Stamford Yacht Club each Labor Day weekend. For the 4th consecutive year we are honored to provide coveted Chelsea Ship’s Bell clocks for select winners. Over the years the race… Continue Reading →

Chelsea Clock Factory Tour on the Tempus Fugit Blog

Earlier this month we were visited by horological writerJames Henderson, who last Friday featured our factory tour on his watch blog, Tempus Fugit. Henderson explored the new facility: While many lament the recent move to new digs, the facility that now houses… Continue Reading →

The Digital Sundial: French Inventor reinvents the Wheel

French inventor Julien Coyne of Mojoptix has engineered a 3-D printed that numerically displays the time between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. While traditionally sundials were used in ancient times to cast a line or triangular shadow to indicate the hour, this one is designed so… Continue Reading →

How to Host an Olympic Viewing Party

The 31st Olympic Games are underway in Rio, but you can make the most of the festivities from your own home. How? Host an epic Olympic viewing party that your friends will be talking about until the next summer Olympics… Continue Reading →

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