A good brass-strung and inlaid rosewood two-day marine chronometer with auxiliary compensation John Poole, Maker to the Admiralty, 57 Fenchurch St. London, 3891
Lot 82Y
A good brass-strung and inlaid rosewood two-day marine chronometer with auxiliary compensation John Poole, Maker to the Admiralty, 57 Fenchurch St. London, 3891
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,085) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good brass-strung and inlaid rosewood two-day marine chronometer with auxiliary compensation
John Poole, Maker to the Admiralty, 57 Fenchurch St. London, 3891
The three tier case with brass edging throughout enclosing fine brass stringing, with applied numbered signature plaque to the centre and with recessed handles to each side,the interior applied with a paper label for 'B.R.Cousins, 20 Wind Street,Swansea', with numbered locking gimbals and key-block with tipsy key used via a sprung shutter, the four inch signed silvered Roman dial with up-and-down subsidiary dial at XII and running seconds at VI, with blued steel and gold hands, the freesprung movement with spotted plates and freesprung blued steel helical balance with diamond endstone to a bimetallic balance with circular weights and Poole's auxiliary compensation, to an Earnshaw type spring detent escapement with maintaining power to the chain fusee The case 18cms (7 1/8th of an inch) wide.

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