Lot 27: Brüder Klumak Wien, Movement No. 4722, Case No. 74758, 60 mm, 184 g, circa 1900
November 10, 2012
Frankurt, GermanyLive Auction
Description: A rare deck chronometer with pivoted detent escapement for the Imperial Austrian navy - with original mahogany box Case: silver, tiered, engine-turned. Dial: silvered, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: 4/5 plate movement, frosted, gilt, gold screw compensation balance, blued balance spring. Brothers Klumak in Vienna Together with Joseph Nicolaus in Vienna, the Klumak brothers can be counted amongst the pioneers of Austrian precision watchmaking and like Nikolaus they were chronometer makers to the Imperial and Royal Navy.