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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 620

    A VICTORIAN BRASS-BOUND MAHOGANY TWO DAY CHRONOMETER

    JOHN POOLE, LONDON. NO 3457. CIRCA 1865

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    A VICTORIAN BRASS-BOUND MAHOGANY TWO DAY CHRONOMETER
    John Poole, London. No 3457. Circa 1865
    Box: Three tier with bone plaque signed 'JOHN POOLE/57 Fenchurch Street/London/No. 3457' -- 180 mm. Sq.
    Dial: Silvered and engraved, signed 'John Poole/MAKER TO THE ADMIRALTY/57 Fenchurch Street London. 3457' -- 100 mm. dia.
    Movement: chain fusee, cut bi-metallic balance with circular heat compensation weights, Earnshaw-type spring detent escapement; tipsy winding key


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