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A SMALL SIZE TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER

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A SMALL SIZE TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER
Charles Young, No. 31

the gilded brass dial signed and numbered Charles Young No. 31, hour chapter with Roman numerals, outer minute chapter with Arabic five minute intermarkers, gold hour and minute hands, recessed silvered seconds dial with blued steel hand, 18000 count quick train Arnold escapement and spring detent with jewelled locking stone, large Pennington form cut bimetallic balance, blued steel flat spiral balance spring pinned at outer end to a long steel resilient stud, inner dust cover, brass bowl, bayonet fitting bezel, convex glass, flat-rim brass gimbal with form of rotating key locking arm, three-tier plain mahogany box, external brass drop handles
66mm. dial diam., 130mm. sq. box

Lot Essay

Charles Young is recorded at 14 Felix Place, Islington (1815-1925). This chronometer is circa 1815.

A similar chronometer Charles Young, No. 503 circa 1820 is in the British Museum collection.
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