Lot 50: Breguet et Comp., No. 342, 200 x 185 x 185 mm, circa 1856Platinum House
November 10, 2012
Frankurt, GermanyLive Auction
Description: A rare two day ship's chronometer with one barrel, sold to Mr. Thibauz de Dunkerque on 29th March 1856 for 1200 Franc. Case: mahogany, brass inlays, screwed on brass shield, numbered, handle on top, brass gimbals and bowl, with lid and glass. Dial: silvered, signed, numbered, radial Roman numerals, auxiliary seconds, spade hands. Movm.: brass movement, polished, gilt, solid movement pillars, navette shaped echapement no. 304 with justable detent spring, screw compensation balance, freesprung blued balance spring, diamond endstone on balance.