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Two-Day Marine Chronometer by McLachland

Auction:
2345
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Two-Day Marine Chronometer by McLachland, London, No. 326, with 4-inch silvered Roman dial, subsidiary seconds and 54-hour down / up dials, blued-steel hands, fusee movement with four pillars, cut and compensated bimetallic balance, and blued helical balance spring, in gimbaled brass bowl and brass-bound two-tier case with observation glass, wd. 6 1/4 in., (bezel possibly replaced, inset handles replaced with brass plates, running but accuracy and mechanical condition are not guaranteed).
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

London, blued-steel hands, Balance spring, Chronometer watch, Clocks, Marine chronometer, Weighing scale