Lot No. 51 (99th Auction)
Barraud, Cornhill, London, Movement No. 2 / 607, 135 x 140 x 135 mm, circa 1860

A small ship's chronometer with 8 days power reserve
Case: mahogany. Dial: silvered. Movm.: brass movement, 77 mm, chain/fusee, spring detent escapement according to Thomas Earnshaw, screw compensation balance.

According to the book "Paul Philip Barraud" by Cedric Jagger (pages 137 and 250) this fine chronometer comes from the property of the Earl of Yarborough , Commodore of the Royal Yacht Squadron. Yacht commander G. S. Cotterell was responsible for pocket chronometer no. 434 as well as for this chronometer no. 2 / 607, which is the small version of an 8-day chronometer with a separate escapement plate and integrated winding key.
Estimate  8,000 - 12,000 €

Price Realised  13,800 €
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