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A standard size two-day marine chronomter, the silvered dial signed T L Ainsley, Maker to the Admiralty, Mill Dam South Shields 4895 with Roman chapters, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down dials, blued steel hands, the fusee movement (lacking chain) with cut bimetallic balance, circular heat compensation weights, palladium helical balance spring, Earnshaw escapement (lacking detent and dammaged 'scape wheel), brass bowl and gimbal, in plain three-tier mahogany box with flush handles (lacking key)

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A standard size two-day marine chronomter, the silvered dial signed T L Ainsley, Maker to the Admiralty, Mill Dam South Shields 4895 with Roman chapters, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down dials, blued steel hands, the fusee movement (lacking chain) with cut bimetallic balance, circular heat compensation weights, palladium helical balance spring, Earnshaw escapement (lacking detent and dammaged 'scape wheel), brass bowl and gimbal, in plain three-tier mahogany box with flush handles (lacking key)
dial diam. 102mm.

Lot Essay

This chronometer was made for Aisnley in 1920 (Mercer's No.11357)
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