Lot 51: Dent, "Chronometer Maker to the Queen", London, Movement No. 2995, 170 x 175 x 180 mm, circa 1870Platinum House
November 10, 2012
Frankurt, GermanyLive Auction
Description: A fine ships chronometer with 56h power reserve indication Case: mahogany box, brass inlays, screwed on handles bone signature shield, brass gimbals and bowl. Dial: silvered, signed, numbered, inlaid Roman numerals, large seconds, spade gold hands. Movm.: brass movement, polished, decorated, moulded pillars, chain/fusee, spring detent escapement, heavy chronometer balance with 2 weights and 4 screws, freesprung blued helical balance spring, diamond endstone.