A mid 19th century French two day marine chronometer Breguet, No.841
Lot 67Y Ф
A mid 19th century French two day marine chronometer
Breguet, No.841
Sold for £ 12,500 (US$ 16,285) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

13 Dec 2017, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A mid 19th century French two day marine chronometer Breguet, No.841
A mid 19th century French two day marine chronometer
Breguet, No.841
The three tier mahogany case with brass mounts and ivory signature plaque to the front of the lid, the signed and numbered 3 inch Roman dial with state of wind sector below XII and running seconds above VI, the reverse of the dial stamped 361 841 the chain fusee movement with detent escapement, maintaining power and cut and compensated bi-metallic balance with cylindrical timing weights, the spotted circular plates united by four plain pillars, each secured by a blued screw. 16.5cm (6.5in)

Footnotes

  • According to Breguet's records:

    841 : Petite Horloge Marine à fusée
    Commencée en 1857
    Terminée en 1858
    Vendue le 30 septembre 1864 à M. CARNEY pour le prix de 1200 Francs.

    With thanks to Emmanuel Breguet for his researching the archive.
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