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AN EIGHT-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER

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AN EIGHT-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER
Parkinson & Frodsham

the silvered dial signed and numbered PARKINSON & FRODSHAM, CHANGE ALLEY, LONDON 106/3108, Roman hour numeral chapter within an outer minute chapter with Arabic five minute intermarkers, gold hour and minute hands, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down dials with blued steel hands, full-plate movement, Earnshaw escapement, Pennington style cut bimetallic balance, blued steel helical balance spring, spring foot detent with jewelled locking stone, brass bowl, gimballed in three-tier brass-bound mahogany box, the centre section with ivory plaque inscribed 3108, external brass drop handles
100mm. dial diam., 180mm. sq. box

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This chronometer is circa 1866.
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