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#: 719

DESCRIPTION: D. McGregor & Co., Glasgow & Greenock, a two day marine chronometer with double auxiliary balance, 10 jewel fusee movement with Earnshaw's escapement, and freesprung, cut bimetallic balance with Poole's and Eiffe's auxiliary compensation, diamond endstone, and blued steel helical balance spring, Roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator, gold spade and poker hands, contained in a lacquered brass bowl, and mounted in an associated two tier mahogany box with gimbals, bevelled glass top, and lacquered brass furniture, serial #J/5817
CONDITION: running, movement with minor spotting, marks and scratches, maintaining power spring with specks of oxide, detent replaced and with added mounting block, original detent banking removed, bowl with some spotting, staining, and tarnish, dial with minor discoloration, hands good, key with minor verdigris and tarnish, box with minor marks and scratches, recess for original plaque does not fit the McGregor plaque, glass good, hardware with losses to lacquer and tarnish
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 7.125in x 7.375in