Quiet Street Antiques
Quiet Street Antiques is located in Bath, United Kingdom
Fine 2-Day Marine Chronometer by Christie & Wilson of Glasgow
REF: 992/2020/QSA / LA331147
A Scottish mahogany, brass-bound and mounted two-day marine chronometer by Christie & Wilson, Glasgow. The three tier mahogany box has a bone plaque signed CHRISTIE & WILSON, 618, GLASGOW, with recessed brass handles, and inlaid brass starbursts. The 102 mm. diameter silvered dial has 56-hour up/down power reserve indiction, a subsidiary seconds dial with serial number 618 in the centre, and is signed Christie & Wilson, 54 BROOMIELAW, GLASGOW. Number 618 is the second in the series. Original matching blued steel hands, the 2-day fusee movement by Mercer, Earnshaw-type escapement with steel spring detent and Mercer’s auxiliary, cylindrical compensation weights, helical balance spring. Complete with tipsy key. Dated: c.1920 Dimensions: Height: 19cm Width: 18cm Depth: 19cm Stock No.
Quiet Street Antiques has clarified that the Fine 2-Day Marine Chronometer by Christie & Wilson of Glasgow (LA331147) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1920
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This Fine 2-Day Marine Chronometer by Christie & Wilson of Glasgow is located in Bath, United Kingdom