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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 →

Rare Chelsea “Commander” Auctioned

“Commander” Ship’s Bell Clock by Chelsea, Serial #76562, Boston, c. 1911, with mahogany stand supporting the lacquered brass case, 12 in. dia. hinged bezel, 10 in. dia. silvered brass “Special” dial with raised Arabic numerals and marked Chelsea Clock Company,… Continue Reading →

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