Rare London Antique English 2 Day Marine Chronometer In Original Mahogany Case John Fletcher Maker To The Admiralty Of London Superb

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller ukhorologist (1,885) 100%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 254393959097 Welcome to my listing, please allow me to introduce myself. My name is James. I am a horologist and have been working with clocks and watches for over 30 years. I have been fully trained by the British Horological Institute and worked under my mentor for many years so you can buy with total confidence. All of my clocks are working unless otherwise stated, I don't however regulate the clocks before listing - I leave that to you as every environment is unique. Thank you for visiting my eBay shop, all emails are answered daily so please don't hesitate to contact me Description This is a rare antique English marine shipping chronometer clock by a well known clock maker John Fletcher of London who was the clock maker to the Admiralty. The mahogany case has a beautiful pantina to it which is in great condition for age, it has its double hinged case which has a glazed panel to the second lid and the top lid protects the glazed lid underneath. On each sie of the case their is a solid heavy duty brass carry handle The Clock Measures - 6.75 inches high x 7 inches wide x 7 inches deep Dial The clock has a 3.75 inch silvered diameter dial which has engraved roman numerals. The dial has 2 sub dials one for the sub seconds and the other for the power reserve, the dial is in good condition for age and is signed by the maker John Fletcher maker to the Admiralty of London which dates the clock to circa 1870 Movement The movement is a high quality English 2 day duration single fusee chain driven chronometer movement which has its original compensated Earnshaw helical spring detent escapement with maintaining power and bi-metallic compensated balance The movement is in working order but is running fast as it seems to be missing its impulse lever/spring which helps keep the oscillating action. Unfortunately i am not an expert in chronometers and i am unsure exactly how the impulse lever looks and how it fits but to someone who has delt with chronometers alot it should be an easy fix Condition Report This clock is in good original condition, working fast and needing some attention, please have a good look over the many Pictures i have provided which can help with any further item description, please make sure you are happy with clock before bidding, many thanks and Good luck Keep up to date with my latest offers - click here to add me to your favorite sellers or you can take a peek at my eBay shop click here to visit my eBay store. I offer premium service on all my products along with full aftersales customer care view my feedback. If you want to know more about me take a look at my about me page. Click here to view my other items for sale Please note I am an online retailer of clocks and watches, there is not an option to view or collect these items. I use a professional packing service with premium fully tracked next day shipping. Bigger or high risk items I will have hand delivered by my personal driver on a day convenient for you and he will also call you with an ETA. We do offer discount on shipping with multiple purchases, please do not email for a cheaper service we do not offer one as we want our items to arrive safely. Rare London Antique English 2 Day Marine Chronometer In Original Mahogany Case Click images to enlarge Description Normal 0 false false false EN-GB JA X-NONE Images sell! Get Supersized Images & Free Image HostingCreate your brand with Auctiva's Customizable Templates. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.com. Condition: This item is in good condition for its age, please view many photos we have provided for complete condition report, the photos are my description. Please be happy with the condition before buying., Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Brand: English, Clock Sub-Type: marine chronometer, Clock Type: chronometer clock, Features: Keys, Winders, Material: Mahogany, Style/ Origin/ Theme: English chronometer, Sub-Type: Mantel Clock, Type: Mantel/ Carriage Clock

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