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Charles Frodsham Two-day Marine Chronometer

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
205
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Charles Frodsham Two-day Marine Chronometer, No. 1727, 7 Pavement Finsbury Square, London, the 3 1/4-in. silvered brass dial inscribed Charles Frodsham/7 Pavement Squr, London. No.1727., with seconds bit, Wind-UP-Down indicator marked 0-56, Roman numerals and Maltese blued steel hands, 2 1/4-in. damascened plate, chain fusee movement with spring detent escapement, maintaining power, two-arm bi-metallic balance, helical hairspring, and diamond endstone, all in brass bowl with spring cushion, convex glazed bezel and gimbals set in a two-tiered mahogany box with retailer's label: Solomon Marks & Son/Chronometer Makers...Cardiff, inset brass bands and corners, bail carrying handles, and ivory boss marked 1727, Charles C. Hutchinson, 154 State Street, Boston, January 19, 1925 rate certificate accompanies the timekeeper, box approx. 6 in. square.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

No serious condition concerns, movement runs well, box in good condition, brass in old lacquer, rate sheet seperated at the fold.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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