AUCTION : 0518


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

Lot#: 749

DESCRIPTION: 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