AUCTION : 1018

Lots 1280 - 1306: Chronometers & Chronometer Accessories

Lot#: 1280

DESCRIPTION: Chronometer and deck watch boxes, all Hamilton, model 21 box dimensions listed
CONDITION: with scratches, wear, and losses, model 21 box lacking top hinge, handles, and gimbal
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $400
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 7.5in x 7.625in

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Lot#: 1281

DESCRIPTION: Chronometer and deck watch boxes- 6 (Six): makers including Waltham, Hamilton, Longines and others, one box with bowl and gimbals, Hamilton 21 box dimensions listed
CONDITION: scratches, wear and losses
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $550
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 7.5in x 7.625in

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Lot#: 1282

DESCRIPTION: Chronometer boxes- 3 (Three): two Hamilton and one Elgin, all mahogany with brass hardware
CONDITION: all dirty, and with wear, dings and scratches, one Hamilton box lacking gimbals and gimbal lock, Elgin bezel lacking glass
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $850
CIRCA: 20th c
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 7.625in x 7.625in

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Lot#: 1283

DESCRIPTION: Chronometer Keys- 38 (Thirty eight), new old stock, to fit the Elgin 600 or the Hamilton 21
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $500

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Lot#: 1284

DESCRIPTION: Chronometer Keys- 39 (Thirty nine), new old stock, to fit the Elgin 600 or the Hamilton 21
ESTIMATE: $300 - $450
PRICE SOLD: $650

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Lot#: 1285

DESCRIPTION: Chronometer keys- 51 (Fifty one), most are used
CONDITION: fair to good, with dirt and tarnish
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $550

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Lot#: 1286

DESCRIPTION: Lot of Elgin 600 chronometer parts, including six bowls with dials, one with partial movement, two gimbals, two dials, and three dial mounting plates, for parts
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $425

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Lot#: 1287

DESCRIPTION: Lot of three Elgin 600 chronometer movements, for parts or restoration, with bowls and gimbals
CONDITION: all missing detent, balance complete, escape wheel complete, one missing fusee and barrel
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $850

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Lot#: 1288

DESCRIPTION: Lot of three Elgin 600 chronometer movements, for parts or restoration, with bowls and gimbals
CONDITION: all missing detent, balance complete, escape wheel complete, one missing fusee and barrel
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $750

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Lot#: 1289

DESCRIPTION: Elgin 600 marine chronometer parts, all new old stock, approximately 180 maintaining power ratchets with springs, approximately 80 great wheels with maintaining power ratchets, 22 fusee arbors, 96 maintaining power pawls, approximately 200 mainspring setup clicks, and and 28 mainspring setup ratchets
CONDITION: most very good, some parts with minor oxide
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $125

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Lot#: 1290

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of new old stock gimbal locks and pivots for the Elgin 600 chronometer
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $450
DIMENSIONS: 10in x 12in x 16in

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Lot#: 1291

DESCRIPTION: Lot of three Elgin 600 chronometer movements, for parts or restoration, with bowls and gimbals
CONDITION: all missing detent, balance complete, escape wheel complete, one missing fusee and barrel
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $600

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Lot#: 1292

DESCRIPTION: Lot of three Elgin 600 chronometer movements, for parts or restoration, with bowls and gimbals
CONDITION: all missing detent, balance complete, escape wheel complete, fusee chain, one missing fusee and barrel
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $550

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Lot#: 1293

DESCRIPTION: New old stock parts for the Elgin 600 chronometer, 52 unfinished, bimetallic balances, 1 1/4" diameter, 5/32" rim
CONDITION: with minor oxide
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $300

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Lot#: 1294

DESCRIPTION: New old stock parts for the Elgin 600 marine chronometer, including hour, minute, and wind indicator hands, hour and minute hand bushings, endstones, train blocking levers, and unlocking rollers
CONDITION: some hand bushings with oxidation
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $450

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Lot#: 1295

DESCRIPTION: Ninety one balance hole jewels for the Elgin 600 chronometer
CONDITION: new old stock, could be reset and used for other chronometers, also suitable for escape wheels
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $250

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Lot#: 1296

DESCRIPTION: Twenty four fourth pinions and nine balance staffs, all new old stock, for the Elgin 600 marine chronometer, with storage box
CONDITION: very good
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $175
DIMENSIONS: .875in x 7.125in x 4.125

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Lot#: 1297

DESCRIPTION: Twenty new old stock colleted and studded helical balance springs for the Elgin 600 marine chronometer
CONDITION: very good
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $500

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Lot#: 1298

DESCRIPTION: American Waltham Watch Co, Waltham, Mass., an 8 day mounted deck watch, 35 size, 15 jewels, stem wind and set, adjusted, damascened, nickel plate movement, Roman numeral silvered dial with blued steel hands, contained in a gimballed brass bowl with knurled silver bezel, the side engraved "U.S. Navy N428, and three tier mahogany box, the front with brass Waltham nameplate.
CONDITION: running, movement dirty, and with scattered, fine scratches, dial with fine scratches, hands good, bowl and gimbals with losses to lacquer and tarnish, box lacking finish
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $450
DIMENSIONS: 5.375in x 5in x 5in

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Lot#: 1299

DESCRIPTION: American Waltham Watch Co., a gimbal mounted deck watch with boxes, 17 jewel, model 1883 movement, serial #4771411, with arabic numeral metal dial and blued steel hands, in a brass bowl with gimbals, and mahogany 3 tier box, all contained in a padded, mahogany outer box
CONDITION: movement good, running, dial with specks of dirt, hands replaced, plastic crystal with scratches, dial with gap at bezel, bowl and gimbal with tarnish and staining, inner box with minor marks and scratches, outer box with abrasions, marks, and scratches
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $400

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Lot#: 1300

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., model 21 marine chronometer with bowl, 14 jewel, key wind and set, straight line damascened nickel plate movement with spring detent escapement and chronometer balance with helical balance spring, Arabic numeral silvered metal dial with wind indicator, black painted steel spade and poker hands, serial #2E6970, together with its padded aluminum shipping container
CONDITION: running, dirty, plates with marks and scratches, engraving with significant losses to infill, dial and hands very good, bowl with minor scratches, shipping case good, with wear and tape residue
ESTIMATE: $500 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $650
CIRCA: 1940
DIMENSIONS: 4.25in x 6in x

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Lot#: 1301

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., model 21 marine Chronometer, 14 jewel, key wind and set fusee movement with grained nickel plates, spring detent escapement, large monometallic balance and helical balance spring, Arabic numeral metal dial with wind indicator, black painted steel spade and poker hands, with gimbaled brass bowl, contained in a three tier mahogany box with brass furniture and padded mahogany outer box with leather strap, serial #2E12420
CONDITION: running, dirty, plates with fine scratches and fingerprints, dial with minor staining and corrosion at 5- 6:00, bowl and gimbals with staining and tarnish, inner box with minor dings and scratches, hardware with darkened lacquer and minor tarnish, outer box dirty, with minor dings, scrapes and abrasions, leather strap broken
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $1400
CIRCA: 1950
DIMENSIONS: 9.25in x 12.625in x 9.875in

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Lot#: 1302

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., model 21 marine Chronometer, 14 jewel, key wind and set fusee movement with grained nickel plates, spring detent escapement, large monometallic balance and helical balance spring, Arabic numeral metal dial with wind indicator, black painted steel spade and poker hands, with gimbaled brass bowl, contained in a three tier mahogany box with brass furniture and padded mahogany outer box with leather strap, serial #2E12959
CONDITION: runs briefly, needs service, plates with fine marks and scratches, dial with a few fingerprints, seconds hand with minor bends, bowl and gimbal clean and with good lacquer, inner box and hardware very good overall, with minor dings and scratches, outer box dirty, top and bottom with split, and with minor scrapes and scratches
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $1600
CIRCA: 1950
DIMENSIONS: 9.25in x 10in x 9.875in

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Lot#: 1303

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., model 22 chronometer watch with wind indicator, 35 size, 21 jewels, stem wind, pin set, adjusted to 6 positions and temperature, straight line damascened nickel plate movement, with lever escapement and micrometric regulator, Arabic numeral silvered metal dial, black steel spade and poker hands, the timepiece contained in a correct but associated gimbaled bowl, and mounted in a mahogany box, and with padded cherry outer box with leather strap, movement marked "U.S. Navy Bu. Ships- 1942", serial #2F4289
CONDITION: running, click sometimes sticks, stem damaged, setting not functional, plates with scattered fine scratches and specks of dirt, bowl clean and with good lacquer, gimbals tarnished, inner box with dings, scrapes, and scratches, top with chip and tight split, hardware tarnished, outer box dirty and with minor scrapes and scratches, minor losses to finish, top with split, buckle with rust
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $750
CIRCA: 1940
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 8.25in x 8.25in

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Lot#: 1304

DESCRIPTION: Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle, a small, two day marine chronometer, 15 jewel fusee movement with matte, gilt plates, spring detent escapement, large cut bimetallic balance with diamond endstone, blued steel balance spring, and micrometric regulator with adjustable regulator pins, and marked "Ulysse Nardin Swiss Watch & Chronometer Corp. of America", Roman numeral dead silvered dial with wind indicator and blued steel spade and poker hands, with gimballed, lacquered brass bowl, and contained in a three tier mahogany box with brass furniture, serial #5863
CONDITION: running, plates with minor marks and scratches, dial with a few minor marks and scratches, hands very good, bowl and gimbals with good polish and lacquer, box with dings, scratches, and abrasion, minor losses to finish, some hardware with tarnish
ESTIMATE: $1400 - $1800
PRICE SOLD: $1700
CIRCA: 1930
DIMENSIONS: 5.75in x 5.75in x 5.75in

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Lot#: 1305

DESCRIPTION: T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York, two day marine chronometer, 11 jewel fusee movement with Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung, cut bimetallic balance, diamond endstone, and helical balance spring, Roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator and gold spade and poker hands, with gimballed, lacquered brass bowl, and contained in a three tier rosewood box with brass furniture, serial #1949
CONDITION: running, dirty, with minor spotting and fine scratches, some screws with losses to blue, balance spring replaced, dial a purpose made replacement, yellowed, hands good, bowl and gimbals in old lacquer, box with minor marks and scratches, top catch release button escutcheon loose, top split, plaque unmarked
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $1800
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 7.75in x 7.125in x 7.125in

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Lot#: 1306

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., model 22 chronometer watch with wind indicator, 35 size, 21 jewels, stem wind, pin set, adjusted to 6 positions and temperature, straight line damascened nickel plate movement, with lever escapement and micrometric regulator, Arabic numeral silvered metal dial, black steel spade and poker hands, the timepiece contained in a gimbaled bowl, and mounted in a three tier mahogany box, movement marked "U.S. Navy Bu. Ships", serial #2F7907
CONDITION: running, low amplitude, plates with scattered fine marks and scratches, dial with minor tarnish, mostly concealed by bezel, bowl tarnished, box dirty and with minor dings, scratches, and losses to finish, latch hardware with tarnish
ESTIMATE: $500 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $600
CIRCA: 1940
DIMENSIONS: 5.875in x 6in x 6in

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