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AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY EIGHT-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER

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AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY EIGHT-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER
Harris Late Hatton & Harris, No. 691

the silvered dial signed and numbered HARRIS Late HATTON & HARRIS, LONDON 691, hour chapter with Roman numerals, within outer minute chapter with five minute intermarkers, subsidiary seconds and vector up-and-down dials, trefoil hour hand, all hands of blued steel, pinned plates, main frame assembly carrying barrel, fusee (reversed) and centre wheel, subsidiary sector sub-frame assembly carrying remainder of train and Earnshaw escapement, cut bimetallic balance, circular heat compensation weights, spring foot detent with pinned passing spring and jewelled locking stone, blued steel helical balance spring, convex glass, brass bowl with scallop plate inscribed Wind Up to the Left Hand Every Week, gimballed in three-tier plain mahogany box, external brass drop handles, inset brass plaque to centre section inscribed C.R.F., the top lid with inset brass plaque engraved with a crest with Rate Certificate of W.J. CARROLL, CHRONOMETER, WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER BEER LANE, GREAT TOWER STREET. E.C. dated 24 February 1915
120mm. dial diam., 223mm. sq. box

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