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    Morris Tobias London Fine Two Day Marine Chronometer With Power Reserve Indicator, No. 561, circa 1830
    Case: brass bowl with gimbaled suspension, three tier mahogany box with brass handles, brass box and winding keys, silver plaque insert with the number 561, 7 inches x 7 inches x 7 1/2 inches
    Dial: silver, black enameled Roman numerals, 48 hour wind indicator at twelve, black minute track, blue steel spade hands, with Admiralty mark in the seconds dial
    Movement: gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars secured by blued screws, Earnshaw detent escapement, fusee and chain, bi-metallic balance with helical blue steel hairspring, diamond endstone, Admiralty marks on the the plate and balance bridge
    Signed: dial and movement signed Morris Tobias, 31 Minories, London


    Condition Report*: Type: Morris Tobias London Fine Two Day Marine Chronometer With Power Reserve Indicator
    Signed: No. 561
    Dial: silver, black enamel Roman numerals
    Hands; blue steel spade
    Metal: brass, mahogany
    Case Info: brass bowl with gimbaled suspension
    Case Length: 7 inches x 7 x 7 3/4
    Case Width: 3 3/4 inch dial diameter
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: fusee with Earnshaw detent escapement, blue steel helical hairspring, diamond endstone,
    Circa: 1830
    Condition: dial is very good, movement is very good and running, case is very good, box is good but uppermost lid is later replacement
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    May, 2010
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