An unusual late 19th century brass combined timepiece, barometer and compass Jones & Sons Paris,
Lot 877
An unusual late 19th century brass combined timepiece, barometer and compass Jones & Sons Paris,
Sold for £1,586 (US$ 2,666) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Scottish Sale Edinburgh
24 Aug 2006 11:00 BST

Auction 13978
Lot Details
An unusual late 19th century brass combined timepiece, barometer and compass
Jones & Sons Paris,
The opposing clock and barometer dials with compass raised on a gimbal above, the overall form depicting a ships wheel on a ratcheted base, on a rouge marble plinth, the wheel engraved Beaumaris Regatta July 30 1877 won by ‘Coral’ Charles H Beloe. 30cm high.

Footnotes

  • This timepiece was removed from the Boardroom of the Currie Line shipping company based in Leith.
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