John Roger Arnold. A very fine and rare silver open face free sprung pocket chronometer Case and dial numbered 2021, London Hallmark for 1807
Lot 65*
John Roger Arnold. A very fine and rare silver open face free sprung pocket chronometer Case and dial numbered 2021, London Hallmark for 1807
Sold for £20,000 (US$ 32,482) inc. premium

Lot Details
John Roger Arnold. A very fine and rare silver open face free sprung pocket chronometer Case and dial numbered 2021, London hallmark for 1807
John Roger Arnold. A very fine and rare silver open face free sprung pocket chronometer
Case and dial numbered 2021, London Hallmark for 1807
Gilt full plate movement with Arnold spring detent, engraved balance cock, bi-metallic Z-balance with blued steel helical balance spring, maintaining power, white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and outer Arabic five minute five minute chapter, the dial also bearing a very faint signature at the bottom of the dial 'George Lumsden' and also a number between 4 and 5, reading '1850', blued steel spade hands, heavy silver polished drum shaped case stamped TH for Thomas Hardy, with engine turned band, dial and movement numbered, movement signed
57mm.

Footnotes

  • A similarly cased watch by John Roger Arnold can be found in Terence Camerer Cuss' 'The English Watch:1585-1970,' pp.342-343
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