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    James Hatton London Rare Eight Day Marine Chronometer No. 275, circa 1805
    Case: brass in gimbals, bezel secured with two side mount thumb screws, domed glass crystal, rotating disc over the wind arbor engraved "Wind to the Left Hand Once a Week", numbered brass winding key
    Dial: silvered, black Roman hour numerals, minute track and five minute numbers, subsidiary seconds, blued steel "pear" and baton hands, dial secured with three screws and blued steel bezels
    Movement: brass full plate, Earnshaw type detent escapement mounted to the underside of the back plate, screwed cannon pillars, chain fusee, blued steel helical hairspring held on a separate cock with adjustable positioning arm, free sprung bi-metallic balance with trapezoidal weights and two mean time screws, jeweled gear train, spring barrel and plate cut with four slots exposing the edge of the spring for visual inspection
    Signed: James Hatton London


    Condition Report*: Type: James Hatton London Rare Eight Day Marine Chronometer No. 275, circa 1805
    Dial: silvered, black Roman numerals, five minutes
    Hands: blued steel "pear" and baton
    Metal: brass
    Case Info: brass gimbaled tub
    Case Width: box is 8 x 8 x 6 1/2 inches
    Crystal: domed glass
    Watch Movement: brass full plate, Earnshaw type detent escapement mounted to the underside of the back plate, screwed cannon pillars, chain fusee, blued steel helical hairspring held on a separate cock with adjustable positioning arm, free sprung bi-metallic balance with trapezoidal weights and two mean time screws, jeweled gear train, spring barrel and plate cut with four slots exposing the edge of the spring for visual inspection
    Condition: dial is good with a few small spots, movement is very good and running, cleaning is recommended, case is good, box is good, later, no key for the front lock. Note: this lot will preview in and ship from our Dallas location.
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    May, 2018
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