BREGUET | A MAHOGANY TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER, CIRCA 1860 NO. 868

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Lot №: 1145
Estimate: $13,978 - 20,967
28 October 2020
Sold price
$12,328

Description

BREGUET


A MAHOGANY TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER

CIRCA 1860 NO. 868


Movement: chain fusee with Harrisions maintaining power, Earnshaw type detent escapement, split bi-metallic balance with helical spring, gilt plates and rear of dial numbered 375 & 868

Dial: 8cm silvered, state of wind sector and seconds dial, signed Breguet, No. 868 Depot De La Marine

Case: brass bowl gimballed in a three-tear brass bound case with brass carrying handles ivory plaque signed and numbered Breguet, No 868, lid with later brass plaque engraved 'Marala'


Accompanied by a Breguet certificate dated 18th August 2020 recording the sale of No. 868 to au Ministére de la Marine