AUCTION : 1019

Lot#: 425

DESCRIPTION: Langford, Bristol, a two day, boxed marine chronometer, 11 jewel, damascened fusee movement with Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung, cut bimetallic balance with diamond endstone and helical balance spring, roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator and gold spade and poker hands, with gimbaled bowl, and contained in a three tier rosewood box with brass furniture and ivory plaque, serial #1823
CONDITION: movement lacking detent, escape wheel, fusee chain, and setup ratchet, minor rust and verdigris, dial with spotting and verdigris, bowl with verdigris, box with minor splits and losses to finish. Note to non U.S. bidders: the presence of ivory and rosewood in this lot will require a CITES permit for export. All permit applications, fees and arrangements required to secure an export permit will be the sole responsibility of the winning bidder.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $550
CIRCA: 1870

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