Lot 47: (*) M. Viel-Robin, Paris, Movement No. 151, 195 x 185 x 195 mm, circa 1870
November 10, 2012
Frankurt, GermanyLive Auction
Description: An important rare ship's chronometer with 4 days power reserve indication Case: mahogany, brass inlays, inlaid bone shield, case key, brass gimbals and bowl, two-body. Dial: silvered, signed, numbered, inlaid radial Roman numerals, large auxiliary seconds, stell Breguet hands. Movm.: brass movement, decorated, solid movement pillars, chain/fusee with Harrisons maintaining power, Henri Robert type pivoted detent escapement with transport security device, bimetallic chronometer balance with 6 screws and 2 movable trapezoid weights, freesprung blued balance spring, set diamond endstones on balance.