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Remembering the Chelsea Flood of 1985

  Longtime Chelsea employee John McCarthy remembers the disastrous Chelsea Clock factory flood in an essay titled “Everything  was  Floating.“   It was Wednesday August 12, 1985. I was sleeping peacefully just before midnight when my wife woke me with news that there was a security breach at Chelsea Clock. ADT was… Continue Reading →

Preserving a Classic

The Ship’s Bell Clock is a Chelsea Clock classic. First patented in 1898, the movement of the clock is what the Company calls a “4L”, which includes a distinguished chime coordinated with a mariner’s bell code for keeping watch at… Continue Reading →

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