Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 58

Joseph Sewill
Two-day going marine chronometer, power reserve; mahogany, brass and mother-of-pearl

EUR 2,300 - 4,600

USD 2,800 - 5,500 / HKD 21,300 - 42,500

Sold: EUR 2,600

Mahogany and brass with mother-of-pearl plate, two-day going, marine chronometer, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication:
• 54-hour power-reserve indication (sector at 12 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Joseph Sewill, Liverpool (Lancashire), “Maker to the Admiralty”

Year Circa 1870-1880

Movement No. 5 078

Case No. 5 078

Diameter 125 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 36’’’, full plate, pillars, brass, fusee an chain, Earnshaw-type spring detent escapement, compensated bimetallic balance, free-sprung cylindrical hairspring

Dimensions 19.1 x 18.5 x 18.5 cm

Signature Dial and case

Accessories Ratchet winding-key


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination oftemporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU