Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction
Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.
Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am
The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH
Charles Frodsham, 84 Strand, London, a keyless, reverse fusee, spring detent pocket chronometer, 15- 16 jewels, stem wind and pin set gilt plate movement with Earnshaw's escapement, free sprung cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws, helical balance spring and diamond endstone in an 18 karat, yellow gold, plain polished hunting case with London hallmark and date letter for the year 1885, and Roman numeral, single sunk, white enamel dial, blued steel spade and whip hands, serial #04190, 51mm, 137.6g TW.
CONDITION: CASE: A few minor dings; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; A few short scratches on front cover; Front with minor gap at band when closed; Bow with wear; Crown worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairlines at edge, 1:00- 3:00, 4:00- 7:00; Hairline in enamel, 4:00; Chip at edge, 3:00; Loss at edge, 5:00- 6:00. HANDS: Very good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Very fine scratches on plate; Balance cock foot with a few minor marks. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $2800 - $3500
PRICE SOLD: $2300