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S.S. Catawaba Victory Hamilton No. 21 Marine Chronometer

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1210
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

S.S. Catawaba Victory Hamilton No. 21 Marine Chronometer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 4-in. silvered arabic numeral dial inscribed "Hamilton Lancaster, PA., U.S.A.," Up-Down indicator, seconds, "6532" and "1941," three-quarter nickel damascened plate marked by maker and "Model 21, 14 Jewels, 6532-1941," chain fusee, maintaining power, steel balance with brass timing screws, helical hairspring spring detent escapement in a gimbaled brass bowl, and three-tier brass-bound mahogany box with carrying handles, all in an outer padded, felt-lined transport box with bronze plaque reading "S.S. Catawaba Victory," wd. 12, ht. 9 1/4, dp. 10 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Lancaster, United States, Balance spring, Clocks, Escapement, Fusee, Marine chronometer

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