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Auction: Auction 06.07.2001
was auctioned on: 6 July 2001
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A George III large mahogany one-day marine chronometer

Estimate: £700 - £1,000
ca. US$989 - US$1,414
Price realised:  £1,762
ca. US$2,491
Lot number 33, Views: 51

A George III large mahogany one-day marine chronometer Signed Barraud, London, No.250 with possible attributions to Thomas Earnshaw. Late 18th century The silvered dial of regulator format, eccentric subsidiary hour dial with Roman numerals (at VI), concentric minutes dial with Arabic 60-10-20 et seque , subsidiary seconds dial (at XII), signed (faintly) BARRA---, -O-DON , blued steel hands, large full plate thirty six hour movement (135mm. diam.), the top plate signed and numbered BARRAUD Cornhill, LONDON No.250 , Earnshaw escapement, large pivoted detent (possibly experimental), with adjusting screw to vary the depthing of the horn set in the steel pivoting arbor, very high steel locking pallet, three-armed bimetallic balance each with short segmented heat compensation weight; in an associated brass-bound mahogany box with brass drop handles 142mm. dial diam., box 234mm. sq.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 06.07.2001
Date of the auction: 6 Jul 2001
Address: Christie's
London, King Street