London, South Kensington
16 May 2007
A FINE LATE 19TH CENTURY EIGHT-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER BY DENT, NO.32066
the 4¾in. silvered dial signed and numbered M.F. DENT, 33 COCK SPUR ST. CHRONOMETER MAKER TO THE QUEEN. LONDON 32066, with warrants from the Queen and the Tsar, up/down dial, subsidiary seconds, gold hands, Earnshaw escapement to fusée movement, bi-metallic balance with Poole's auxiliary compensation, polished steel helical balance spring, numbered on the backplate and inside bowl '3750', gimball mounted within three-tier rosewood box with numbered maker's ivorine plaque to the front -- 8¼in. (21cm.) square approximately.
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