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    Thomas Mercer Two Day Marine Chronometer, circa 1930
    Case: two tiered wood case, inner brass gimbals and bowl case, # 18597, outer case is 7 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches
    Dial: silver, 56 hour indicator at twelve, black Roman numerals and minute track, double swell blue spade hands
    Movement: fusee with Earnshaw type spring detent escapement, cut bi-metallic balance with circular weights, helical hairspring, blued plate screws, spotted damaskeened pattern to the plates
    Signed: dial signed Thomas Mercer Ltd. St. Albans England, box plate signed Supplied by Dobbie McInnes Ltd. Glasgow


    Condition Report*: Type: Thomas Mercer Two Day Marine Chronometer
    Dial: silvered, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: brass, wood
    Case No: 18597
    Case Info: two tiered wood, brass inner bowl
    Case Width: 4 inch diameter dial
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: fusee with Earnshaw type spring detent escapement helical hairspring, cut bi-metallic balance with drum style weights, blued screws, spotted damaskeening to the plates
    Circa: 1930
    Condition: movement is very good, dial good with light patina, bowl and gimbal good, box good but top glass is missing
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