AUCTION : 0518

Instruments 

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#: 709

DESCRIPTION: Dent, London, a good two day marine chronometer with Dent's staple balance, 11 jewel, spotted fusee movement with Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung bimetallic staple balance with blued helical balance spring and diamond endstone, Roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator, blued steel spade and poker hands, with lacquered brass bowl and gimbals, and contained in a three tier mahogany and mahogany veneer box with brass furniture, the front with round plaque marked "Dent 3043", the inside of the lid with E. dent & Co. label
CONDITION: running, brass components with spotting and staining, strong whale oil odor, mainspring setup ratchet with two broken teeth, dial with minor spotting, hands good, bowl and gimbals with very minor spotting, box with minor marks and scratches, one heavier scratch on top, top also with minor split, small chip at escutcheon above plaque
ESTIMATE: $4000 - $5000
PRICE SOLD: $3800
CIRCA: 1862
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 7in x 7in

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