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Thomas Mercer
 
Lot No. 33
Lot No. 33
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A collection of 2 ship's clocks and 5 ship's chronometers
A rare, large ship's chronometer with 8 days power reserve
Estimate  2,200 - 3,800 €

Price Realised  5,800 €
a lot of the last auction!
Product Details
CASE
Mahogany box.
very good, lacking elements.
DIAL
Silvered.
very good.
MOVEMENT
Brass movement, chain/fusee, spring detent escapement according to Thomas Earnshaw, bimetallic chronometer balance with 2 screws and 2 weights.
very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended.
MOVM. NO.
897 N
CASE NO.
996
DIMENSIONS
210 x 210 x 215 mm
CIRCA
1968
ORIGIN
English
Product Description

The fact that the letter N was added to the movement number 897 indicates that this remarkable 8-day chronometer was constructed according to the new design William Skeen created for Mercer in 1956.

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