JOHN ROGER ARNOLD, LONDON. A FINE AND UNUSUAL 8-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER IN A LATER OAK MANTLE CASE NO 552 CIRCA 1825

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Lot №: 78397
Estimate: $5,581 - 5,581
14 May 2016
Sold price
$10,464

Description

• crescent-shaped main frame containing the fusee, spring barrel and maintaining power, the sub-frame containing the rest of the wheel train and Arnold's spring detent escapement, diamond endstone, bi-metallic balance with blued helical spring, • enamel dial, black Roman numerals, blued steel hands for the up/down sector and subsidiary seconds, gold pear hands for the time • brass bowl formerly gimballed • later oak and pollard oak Gothic-revival case • dial and movement signed and numbered 
diameter 95 mm