A rare late 19th century brass-bound mahogany two-day marine chronometer Thomas Boxell, North Street, Brighton,
Lot 83
A rare late 19th century brass-bound mahogany two-day marine chronometer Thomas Boxell, North Street, Brighton,
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
A rare late 19th century brass-bound mahogany two-day marine chronometer
Thomas Boxell, North Street, Brighton,
The three-tier case with protective brass corners and blank inset signature plaque, with drop handles to each side, the interior set with locking brass gimbals and key block, the signed 3.5 inch silvered Roman dial with up-and-down indication at XII and running seconds at VI, the chain fusee movement with freesprung blued steel helical balance spring with diamond endstone and bimetallic balance with keystone-shaped weights to an Earnshaw type spring detent escapement, set in a brass bowl with shuttered winding square The case 16.5cms (6.5ins) 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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