19 May 1997
Wempe. A two-day marine chronometer with up and down indicator
Signed Chronometerwerke Wempe Hamburg, No. 6843, circa 1960
With jewelled gilt movement, helical hairspring, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered matt dial with Arabic numerals, gilt spade hands, two subsidiary dials indicating up and down indicator for 56 hours and constant seconds, in brass bowl, gimballed in mahagony box, the upper section with plaque inscribed Chronometerwerke Wempe Hamburg No. 6843, together with an outer mahagony box and Wempe certificate of origin, dial signed
122 mm. diam. Width of outer boxes 185 mm. and 270 mm.
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