Chas Smith. An early 19th century silver open face free sprung pocket chronometer  Numbered 18797, London Hallmark for 1818
Lot 41*
Chas Smith. An early 19th century silver open face free sprung pocket chronometer Numbered 18797, London Hallmark for 1818
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,589) inc. premium

Lot Details
Chas Smith. An early 19th century silver open face free sprung pocket chronometer
Numbered 18797, London Hallmark for 1818
Gilt brass full plate key wind free sprung chronometer fusee movement with spring detent, fine blued steel helical spring with diamond end stone, bi-metallic Z-balance with finely polished steel screwed weights, gilt metal secure dust ring, white enamel dial with Roman numerals and outer five minute divisions, gold spade hands, large subsidiary seconds at 6, polished hinged silver case, movement signed
56mm.

Footnotes

  • Charles Smith is listed as working in Bunhill Row between 1779-1820
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