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#: 726

DESCRIPTION: Neill Brothers, Belfast, two day marine chronometer, 10 jewel fusee movement with spotted plates, Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung, cut bimetallic balance, diamond endstone, and blued steel helical balance spring, Roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator and gold spade and poker hands, with gimballed brass bowl, and contained in a three tier mahogany box with brass handles, serial #122
CONDITION: running, low balance amplitude, plates with spotting and minor scratches, plate and bridge screws lacking blue, balance out of round, balance cock shimmed, barrel cover distorted, dial with minor scratches, spotting and tarnish, minor losses to engraving infill, seconds hand with bend, bowl and gimbals with minor staining and tarnish, bezel glass with minor scratches, box a purpose made, 20th century replacement
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 7.375in x 7in x 7in