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    Sale 5902

    Christie's Interiors

    17 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 139

    An English two-day survey chronometer

    THOMAS MERCER, ST. ALBANS, NO. 21164. CIRCA 1955

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    An English two-day survey chronometer
    Thomas Mercer, St. Albans, No. 21164. Circa 1955
    CASES: leather-covered compartmented outer box; aluminium drum inner case, stamped 'OS 821 A' -- 275 mm. wide.
    DIAL: engraved and silvered , Wsigned 'Thomas Mercer' and numbered '21164' -- 100 mm. diameter
    MOVEMENT: with Earnshaw spring detent, cut bi-metallic balance with helical balance spring; numbered winding key


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