This is the clock with the nautical flavor that is "shipshape and right" for office or den. Finished in gleaming polished brass enameled numerals. It is a popular gift.
ring was a laminated piece of felt that showed through the holes in the
brass. The color fades over the years so when you fix one, rotate
the ring about 15 degrees and the original color will show again.
These clocks are very easily damaged. The bakelite can just wasn't
thick enough to absorb much punishment without cracking.