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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 202

    A VICTORIAN BRASS BOUND MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER

    BROCKBANK & ATKINS, LONDON, NO.2362. CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN BRASS BOUND MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER
    BROCKBANK & ATKINS, LONDON, NO.2362. CIRCA 1880
    BOX: three-tier with brass drop-down handles, brass gimbal and bowl with winding cover -- 210 mm. square
    DIAL: silvered and engraved signed 'Brockbank & Atkins/London No.2362', 8-day up/down and subsidiary seconds ring, blued steel hands -- 130 mm. diameter
    MOVEMENT: main frame with lightly spotted top plates, four ringed pillars with blued steel screws, carrying chain and fusee, with maintaining power; tipsy key
    ESCAPEMENT: on sub-assembly with chain guard, Earnshaw-type spring detent, cut bimetallic balance with circular heat compensation weights, helical balance spring


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