George P. Reed. A highly innovative 14K gold open face chronometer
No. 5, signed "Improved Chronometer Pat'd Aug. 1, 1865"
15-jewel 18-size damascened gilt unusual bridge pattern movement, key wind and set, Reed's 1857 patent barrel, stop work and maintaining power, Reed's detent lever escapement, bimetallic balance, blued overcoiled spring, patent polished steel regulator with index on the train bridge, gold cuvette, white enamel dial signed "Reed's Chronometer / Pat. Aug. 1st 1865 / A. D. AHFE", roman chapters, subsidiary seconds, blued hands, engine turned B. & Co. case
53.5mm, 134.6 grams