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    Sale 5359

    Christie's Interiors

    22 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 394

    A Scottish brass eight day skeleton timepiece with chronometer free strung balance

    WILLIAM SMITH, LOANHEAD. MID 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Scottish brass eight day skeleton timepiece with chronometer free strung balance
    William Smith, Loanhead. Mid 19th Century
    The pierced frames signed Smith Loanhead, single chain fusee with maintaining power, split bi-metallic lever balance with temperature compensation weights, free sprung helical balance spring; later base
    7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high, excluding base


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