A 22 CARAT GOLD POCKET CHRONOMETER

Lot №: 65457
Estimate: $2,796 - 4,193
10 June 1998
Sold price
$3,215
Auction: WATCHES
London

Description

A 22 carat gold pocket chronometer Inscribed Jno. Arnold & Son, London, Invt et Fect, No. 108/409, late 18th CenturyThe frosted gilt chain fusee movement with pierced and engraved cock, ruby endstone, blued steel helical spiral, three-armed OZ balance with Earnshaw's spring detent escapement, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, large subsidiary seconds, blued steel spade hands, numbered 108, in 22 carat gold plain consular case, with casemaker's mark TH for Thomas Hardy, with later mahogany box, movement inscribed and numbered, dial numbered52 mm. diam. London 1794