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
Dent, 82 Strand, London, spring detent pocket chronometer, 11 jewels, key wind and set, gilt half plate movement with Earnshaw's escapement, free sprung, cut bimetallic balance with helical balance spring in a sterling silver, reeded edge, engine turned hunting case and Roman numeral white enamel dial, blued steel spade and whip hands, serial #5728, 56mm, c1840.
CONDITION: CASE: Case has housed another movement; Minor dents, back; Minor scratches and abrasion on outer surface of case; Minor scratches on inner surface of case; Engine turning nearly worn smooth; Cover extends beyond 90 degrees when opened, back, hinge very worn; Plastic crystal; Bow replaced; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: Minute short. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plates; Minor oxide on hairspring stud. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $450