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#: 724

DESCRIPTION: Dent, 82 Strand, London, two day marine chronometer, 11 jewel fusee movement with engraved broad arrow mark, Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung, cut bimetallic "Z" balance, diamond endstone, and helical balance spring, Roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator, blued steel Breguet style hands, and seconds bit marked "With Airy's Compensation", housed in a gimballed, lacquered brass bowl, and contained in a two tier rosewood box with brass furniture and engraved plaque, with broad arrow mark, and "Dent, 1514, Two Days", serial #1514
CONDITION: not running, missing detent, upper balance hole jewel, and mainspring set up ratchet, balance and balance spring replaced, plates with scratches and minor spotting, dial with minor scratches and tarnish, seconds with red marks at unnumbered 5 second intervals, hands with minor oxide, seconds hand missing, bowl and gimbals with minor scratches and losses to lacquer, box dirty, and lacking top, minor scratches and losses to finish, hardware with tarnish
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
CIRCA: 1840
DIMENSIONS: 5.875in x 6.25in x 6.25in