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2 day rosewood ships chronometer by Charles Frodsham (c. 1850 England)

2 day rosewood ships chronometer by Charles Frodsham
Title 2 day rosewood ships chronometer by Charles Frodsham
Country of Origin England
Dated c. 1850
Classification CHARLES FRODSHAM & CO, LONDON & PARIS (worked from 1834)
Signed/Inscribed/Dated Charles Frodsham 84 Strand London No 2614
Condition Fine
Dimensions 17.80cm wide (7.01 inches wide)
17.80cm high (7.01 inches high)
Status SOLD
Description / Expertise

D275. A fine mid 19th century two day marine chronometer by Charles Frodsham, 84 Strand, London. No. 2614.

The three tier brass bound rosewood box is in a good state of preservation. There are “stop” handles to either side; brass strap-work to the lower two tiers and brass corner pieces to the top lid. There is a round ivory plaque on the front numbered 2614.

The dial has gold hands and the usual up/down indication 0-56.It is signed Charles Frodsham, 84 Strand, No 2614. The movement has a spring detent. According to the previous owner it was serviced some 12 months ago and is currently keeping time to about one and a half seconds a day.

Box size. 7"x7"x7". (17.8cms.) £4850.

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