A good mid 19th century mahogany cased two-day marine chronometer  Parkinson and Frodsham, number 2562
Lot 80
A good mid 19th century mahogany cased two-day marine chronometer Parkinson and Frodsham, number 2562
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A good mid 19th century mahogany cased two-day marine chronometer
Parkinson and Frodsham, number 2562
The signed freesprung spotted movement with diamond endstone over a blued steel helical spring of ten turns to a cut and compensated bimetallic balance with keystone shaped weights to an Earnshaw type spring detent escapement, the single chain fusee with maintaining power, the movement protected by an internal dust cover with bayonet fitting and sprung rear, the signed and numbered silvered Roman and Arabic dial with minute track enclosing subsidiaries for state of wind and running seconds, in a gimballed bowl and original three-section mahogany box, with original safety key. The box 16cm (6.25 in) wide.
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  1. James Stratton
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 207 468 8364
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  2. Charles Crisford
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8371
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8370
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