A mid 19th century mahogany two day marine chronometer French, Royal Exchange, London, number 5740
Lot 85
A mid 19th century mahogany two day marine chronometer French, Royal Exchange, London, number 5740
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,182) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A mid 19th century mahogany two day marine chronometer
French, Royal Exchange, London, number 5740
The three piece case of characteristic form, with brass furniture, the gimbals supporting the numbered brass bowl with incised decoration, the 3.5 inch signed and numbered silvered Roman dial with subsidiary state of wind and seconds dials, the chain fusee movement with Earnshaw type detent escapement, maintaining power, freesprung cut and compensated bi-metallic balance with blued helical spring and keystone weights, mounted on the signed and numbered backplate 17.5cm (6.75in)
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  1. James Stratton
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
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    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
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