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William Shepherd Two-day Marine Chronometer

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
399
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

William Shepherd Two-day Marine Chronometer, Liverpool, c. 1850, No. 2719, the 3 1/2-in. silvered Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds and up/down sector marked Wm. Shepherd, Liverpool, 2719, chain fusee movement with spring detent escapement, maintaining power, split bi-metallic balance, helical balance spring, in a fully gimbaled brass bowl with screw bezel, three-tier, brass-bound, rosewood box with brass carrying handles and bone maker's plate, ht. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Chronometer is running.


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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