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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 31, 1998

LOT 108

Haynes & Son, 51 Patrick St. Cork, No. 3251, circa 1870. Fine rose-wood 56 hour going marine chronometer with power reserve indicator.

CHF 3,500 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 3,795

C. Three body rose-wood box with brass corners, fixings and sunk brass handles the glazed upper section with hinged lid. Brass bowl and gimballed suspension. D. Silvered with Roman numerals, outer minutes ring, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down scale. Gold "pear " hands. M. Spotted finished brass, full plate with cylindrical pillars secured by screws, the blank by John Preston, fusee with maintaining power, Earnshaw type spring detent escapement, two-arm bimetallic compensation balance with cylindrical weights and timing screws, diamond end-stone, free sprung blued-steel helical balance spring. Signed on the dial and rose-wood box. Dial diam. 106 mm. Dim. 18,5 x 18,5 x 19 cm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original