• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5685

    Christie's Interiors

    2 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 158

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY TWO DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER

    DENT, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, 45596. CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY TWO DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER
    DENT, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, 45596. CIRCA 1890
    The case with brass bowl and gimbal, the 100 mm. diameter dial with 48-hour up/down ring and subsidiary seconds ring, signed 'DENT Maker to the QUEEN/61. STRAND & 4. ROYAL EXCHANGE/LONDON No 45596', blued steel hands, the chain fusee movement with spring detent escapement and circular tempurature compensation weights to split bimettalic balance; tipsy winding key
    The box--8 in. (20 cm.) high


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