A fine example of a Schatz striking ships clock
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- Age: 1970/80s
- Type: Ships Clock
- Style/ Origin/ Theme: German
- Material: Brass
- Features: Striking/ Repeating
- Brand: Nautical
A fine example of a Schatz Striking Ships Clock in
This fine Schatz Marine brass-cased bulkhead clock is in very good
condition considering its age – 1970/80s.
The glass, clock face and hands are all in perfect condition. This clock comes
with a key and both the clock and bells mechanisms are in working order.
Time keeping, which can
be regulated with the lever at the top of the dial, is typical of German
weighs 1720 gm, is 150 mm (6 in) diameter with a 135 mm (5.25 in) face.
It is 90 mm (3.75 in) deep and has 180 mm (7 in) mounting flange.
is the leading manufacturer of classic ships' instruments, and one of
very few that still make the mechanical chiming movements that were so familiar
to the naval and merchant seaman of 100 years ago.
intricate workmanship is protected in a stove-lacquered, solid brass
case with a thick glass port, secured by a brass scuttle clamp. It has black
hands and Roman numerals on a white dial.
clock has two eight-day mechanical movements; one for the clock and one
for the chimes to mark the time-honoured "Ship's Bells" naval watch
system - four hours on, four hours off (each half hour is marked by an
increasing number of strikes until "eight bells" -time to
change over). If required, the bells mechanism can be turned off by a turn-key
on the rear face.
The complete bell sequence is shown in one of the pictures.
fine instrument would be equally at home in the saloons and staterooms
of the world's luxury yachts or in a yacht clubhouse.
Will make a wonderful
seasonal gift for all ages.
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