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    Sale 5359

    Christie's Interiors

    22 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 234

    An American mahogany two day marine chronometer

    THOMAS STUART AND JOHN DAVIE NEGUS, NEW YORK. THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    An American mahogany two day marine chronometer
    Thomas Stuart and John Davie Negus, New York. Third quarter 19th Century
    The box (lacking lid) with brass bowl and gimbal (gimbal lock lacking), the silvered dial signed T.S & J.D. NEGUS/New York/No 1924, gold main hands, the single chain fusee movement with Earnshaw-type escapement, the cut bi-metallic balance with two circular temperature compensation weights; winding key
    7 in. (18 cm.) square box


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