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    August Ericsson Fine Silver & Gold Detent Pocket Chronometer By Ulysse Nardin, circa 1900
    Case: silver .900, four body, bassine, gold hinges, 57 mm, plain polished, signed inner cuvette
    Dial: white enamel, single sunk with subsidiary seconds, radial Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands
    Movement: gilt bridge with Earnshaw spring detent escapement, Guillame bi-metallic balance with gold temperature and mean time screws, blue steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator
    Signed: case with Nardin trademark, cuvette and dial signed Aug. Ericsson 1199

    Note: August Ericsson (1842 - 1910) was a noted Swedish watchmaker and retailer in St. Petersburg, Russia. His specialty was high grade pocket watches and deck chronometers with movements supplied by Nardin, IWC, and Victor Kullberg. Ericsson supplied marine chronometers to the Imperial Navy.


    Condition Report*: Type: August Ericsson Fine Silver & Gold Detent Pocket Chronometer By Ulysse Nardin
    Signed: No. 1199 on the dial and cuvette
    Dial: enamel, Roman
    Hands; spades
    Metal: .900 silver back, gold hinges
    Case Info: four body plain bassine
    Case Width: 57 mm
    Crystal: beveled glass
    Watch Movement: gilt with Earnshaw spring detent escapement, Guillame balance with gold temperature and mean time adjustment screws, blue steel Breguet balance spring
    Circa: 1900
    Condition: dial is superb, movement is very good, case is good
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    May, 2010
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