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A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER

BARRAUD, NO. 2/932, LONDON; CIRCA 1845

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A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER
Barraud, No. 2/932, London; Circa 1845
The silvered dial signed and numbered Barraud Cornhill, London 2/932, Roman hour numerals, subsidiary seconds dial at XII, Barraud's aperture up-and-down dial, blued steel hands, Earnshaw escapement, cut bimetallic balance, segmental heat compensation weights, blued steel helical balance spring, dovetail spring foot detent with jewelled locking stone mounted on side of banking block, Barraud 'butterfly' winding assembly, brass bowl and gimbal in plain mahogany, three tier box, the centre section with inset bone disc inscribed Barraud 2/932, external drop handles, movement, dial and bowl numbered 9/932
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Behind the dial the following repairers works:-
Cleaned, oiled Sept 29, 1912 By J.A Darling, Long Island City N.Y
Cleaned, oiled May 19-1942
Cleaned, oiled May 19-1947
There is also a rubber stamp imprint which reads: J.A Darling, Licensed Professional Engineer, Watchmaker, since 1912, Sept 23
The reverse of the dial has the repairers' scratch marks:-
W.B Watson 13/11 (18)94 K F con Hull
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