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M. Low Two-day Break-circuit Marine Chronometer

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

M. Low Two-day Break-circuit Marine Chronometer, c. 1942, with silvered twenty-four hour dial, subsidiary seconds and up/down indicator marked M. Low Inc., Est. 1830, center of seconds bit is cut out to show seconds wheel and the break-circuit contacts, in a metal bowl held in a fully foam-lined phenolic case, contacts through the case marked output 10 secs., ht. 6, wd. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Chronometer is currently running. Unlike most chronometers this one winds through the dial.


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.

Keywords

M. Low Inc., metal bowl