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A TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER

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A TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER
Victor Kullberg, No. 1144

the silvered dial signed and numbered VICTOR KULLBERG MAKER TO THE ADMIRALTY. 12 Cloudesley Tere, London N. 1144, Roman hour numerals, gold hour and minute hands, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down dials with blued steel hands, Earnshaw escapement, plain cut bimetallic balance, circular heat compensation weights, blued steel helical balance spring, spring foot detent with (shortened) jewelled locking stone, brass bowl, gimballed in plain three-tier mahogany box, bone ivory disc to centre section inscribed V:KULLBERG, 12 Cloudesley Tere. LONDON N, the bottom section with disc numbered 1144, within the box the trade label of F. ROTIG. HAVRE and reading "Cleaned in September 1879", and other lables, flush brass handle
97mm. dial diam., 175mm. sq. box

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Kullberg is recorded at 12 Cloudesley Terrace 1860-1869. This chronometer is circa 1867. It does not have Kullberg's reversed fusee.
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