RARE CHRONOMETRE DE MARINE DU DEBUT DU 19EME SIECLE EN ACAJOU A fine and rare early 19th century French mahogany marine chronometer  Berthoud Freres, No.215

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RARE CHRONOMETRE DE MARINE DU DEBUT DU 19EME SIECLE EN ACAJOU
A fine and rare early 19th century French mahogany marine chronometer
Berthoud Freres, No.215

Sold for € 14,025 (US$ 15,915) inc. premium

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4 Nov 2021, 14:00 CET

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RARE CHRONOMETRE DE MARINE DU DEBUT DU 19EME SIECLE EN ACAJOU
A fine and rare early 19th century French mahogany marine chronometer
Berthoud Freres, No.215
The two part mahogany case with sliding top lid opening to reveal the dial and sporting the number plaque '215', over side handles, with double lock and internal raised edge, the 7.5cms signed silvered dial with outer minutes framing the subsidiary dials for hours and running seconds, with blued steel Breguet style hands, in a weighted and gimballed bowl with locking slide, the frosted gilt movement with screwed tapering pillars, chain fusee with maintaining power to a pivoted detent escapement, three armed compensated balance and blued steel helical balance. Together with case key and associated brass winding key.
16cms wide.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Antiquorum, Geneva, Oct 17, 1992. Lot 477. CHF40,000

    This chronometer was produced in the Louis Berthoud workshop under the direction of Henri Motel.

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