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#: 753

DESCRIPTION: J.R. Arnold, 84 Strand, London, pocket chronometer, 17 jewels, key wind and set, gilt, full plate movement with Arnolds spring detent escapement and Z balance with helical balance spring in a silver, hinged back and bezel, open face case and Roman numeral, white enamel dial, gold spade and poker hands, serial #693, 58mm, c1840.
CONDITION: CASE: Case not original to movement; Scratches on outer surface of case; Case back with filled winding hole. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: Very good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; A few screws with minor oxide; Balance endstone and setting replaced, diameter too small. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, needs a new staff and balance endstone, movement otherwise complete.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200