17 November 2008,
Price realised CHF 8,500
Estimate CHF 6,000 - CHF 8,000
Gebrüder Klumak. A fine silver openface deck chronometer
Signed Gebrüder Klumak, Wien, No. 4713, circa 1890
With gilt-finished three quarter plate jewelled movement, Earnshaw-type spring detent escapement, bimetallic compensation balance with gold screws, blued steel balance spring, silver cuvette, silvered matte dial, Roman numerals, blued steel pear hands, sunk subsidiary seconds, large circular case, engine-turned back centred by a blank circular cartouche, case and cuvette numbered, dial and movement signed and numbered
60 mm. diam.
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Klumak Brothers in Vienna were chronometer makers for the Austro-Hungarian Imperial and Royal Navy.