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    Sale 5158

    Clocks & Barometers

    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 775

    A Russian mahogany two day marine chronometer with guard box

    POLET. SECOND HALF 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Russian mahogany two day marine chronometer with guard box
    Polet. Second half 20th Century
    The 100mm. diameter dead-silvered dial signed in Cyrillic and numbered 13146, Arabic hour numerals, gold hour hands, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down dials with blued steel hands, the single chain and fusee movement with conforming number to top plate, Earnshaw detent escapement, cut bi-metallic balance with four cylindrical heat compensation weights; key, mahogany guard box
    7½in. (19cm.) square, the box


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