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5 Movies for Clock Lovers

Last night’s Academy Awards got us thinking about film and filmmaking. So for you, dear clock enthusiast, we’ve compiled a list of the must-see movies for clock lovers. Once you’re done watching all the Oscar winners, be sure to add… Continue Reading →

Super Shots Aboard Superyacht

These terrific photos are just in from our good friend, Captain Ken Bracewell, taken aboard Motor Yacht EVVIVA. Ken recently outfitted the cabin of this gorgeous vessel with a Chelsea 8.5” Ship’s Bell Clock and matching Barometer, both in gleaming… Continue Reading →

History Lesson: The Chelsea Warehouse Fire of 1978

In May of 1978, only five years after a devastating fire destroyed hundreds of Chelsea businesses, a blazing two-alarm fire threatened the very existence of Chelsea Clock. Since the Depression, the lot behind our original Everett Street factory had been… Continue Reading →

Five Things to Consider Before Restoring Your Clock

Perhaps you have a beautiful, antique Chelsea timepiece that stopped working years ago. Or maybe you picked up an old clock at a tag sale and just haven’t gotten around to fixing it. No matter what the make, model, or… Continue Reading →

The Many Places for a Patriot Deck Clock

It’s not uncommon for people to associate Chelsea Clock with nautical clocks and the U.S. Navy, and we’re proud of that. The Patriot Deck Clock is no small part of that history. In fact, it’s inspired by 1940s military clocks… Continue Reading →

Military Time vs Standard Time

As one of the country’s oldest clockmakers, we’re often asked about the differences between military time and standard or “civilian” time. More specifically, why does the US military operate on a 24-hour clock? The answer is quite simple: efficiency. By… Continue Reading →

Join us at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

There’s nothing like a boat trip to help you escape from the craziness of life. You leave land far behind you, and your troubles seem to stay right there with them. So whether you’re a boat enthusiast or just dreaming… Continue Reading →

The Ship’s Bell Certificate of Origin

Dating back to the early 1900s, when Chelsea first began making the Ship’s Bell, detailed records have been kept of each Ship’s Bell Clock ever produced by the company. Each Ship’s Bell Clock is individually numbered and then registered prior… Continue Reading →

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