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A. Ericsson Marine Chronometer

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
397
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

A. Ericsson Marine Chronometer, retailed St. Petersburg, No. 1061, the 4-in. silvered brass Roman numeral dial signed A. Ericsson/St. Petersburg, up-down indicator calibrated 0-56, seconds bit with 1061 within the seconds chapter, gold hands and silvered dial surround, full damascened plates, two-arm bi-metallic balance with helical hairspring and diamond endstone, chain fusee and spring detent escapement with break circuit attachment, all set in a gimbaled lacquered bowl with a tipsy-key and locking mechanism, three tier mahogany box with bone plate engraved A. Ericsson, St. Petersburg/1061, recessed handles and lock.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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

Ericsson, St. Petersburg