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$ 4,263) 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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