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#: 711

DESCRIPTION: T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York, two day marine chronometer, 11 jewel fusee movement with spotted plates, Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung, cut bimetallic "H" balance, diamond endstone, and blued steel helical balance spring, Roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator and gold spade and poker hands, contained in a gimballed, lacquered brass bowl, all in a three tier mahogany box with brass furniture, serial #2062
CONDITION: running, movement with strong whale oil odor, plates with minor discoloration and staining, balance cock with L shaped slot and empty screwhole opposite stud, dial resilvered and with minor scratches and discoloration, hands good, bowl and gimbals with some discoloration and tarnish, box with scrapes and scratches, inlaid brass ornament on top missing, the recess now filled with putty
ESTIMATE: $1300 - $1600
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 7.125in x 7.125in x 7.125in