Sestrel Ships clock.

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Sestrel Ships clock.

New postby 4brokenow » Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:10 am

Maker: Sestrel
Sold by the firm: Prouds, Sydney
Appears to be solid Brass.
English made apparently?

Hoping someone here knows something about ships clocks. This is at a local antique shop. Looks nice and appears to be running and keeping time. Interestingly it is sweep second. Seems the common ones I see on the Googles have subsidiary seconds. Guessing the sweep second would be more desirable?? I can't find much on values. Any help would be appreciated. Sorry for the less than stellar picture.
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Re: Sestrel Ships clock.

New postby brownsrplm » Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:39 pm

Here's a link to one similar to yours that sold on the net. It has a bit of info about the company along with it. Yours doesn't have the silence zones, but looks like it other than that. ... 01361.html
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Re: Sestrel Ships clock.

New postby Stephan » Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:45 am

This might be of interest.

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Not sure if someone building a ship would get their clock from a domestic jewellery store in Sydney.

Could it be a domestic version ?????? Hence the seconds sweep hand.

From a pleasure craft / yacht perhaps.

A good quality reproduction perhaps.

Not saying it is bad. Just have to be carefull working out exactly what it is and its value.
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Re: Sestrel Ships clock.

New postby veritas » Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:25 pm

I have a Smith ships clock with a seconds bit. This clock i don,t know much about. It would help to see the movement, but likely that is not possible.
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Re: Sestrel Ships clock.

New postby L48X55 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:49 pm

Funny thing I saw one of these in a homemade wooden box on a shelf in pawn shop for $150. Had no idea what it was.
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