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    Thomas Earnshaw Very Fine & Rare One Day Marine Chronometer No. 453
    Case: brass bowl with threaded glazed bezel, gimbaled in 7 x 6 x 6 inch box with double top, brass handles, corner plate with key, front key lock
    Dial: silvered, radial Roman numerals, blued steel baton hands, subsidiary seconds with broad arrow mark, black minute track
    Movement: 60 mm, brass full plate, No. 453, Earnshaw spring detent escapement, turned pillars, fusee and chain, steel free sprung helical hairspring with ten turns, bi-metallic balance with two circular weights and two screws, escapement jeweled, balance with diamond endstone, broad arrow mark near the balance
    Signed: Thos. Earnshaw Invenit et Fecit, No. 453, One Day, Restored By W.B. Crisp, London


    Condition Report*: Type: Thomas Earnshaw Very Fine & Rare One Day Marine Chronometer No. 453
    Dial: silver, radial Roman numerals, 3 inch diameter
    Hands; blued steel batons
    Metal: brass
    Case Info: brass bowl in gimbal mounts
    Case Width: 7 x 6 x 6 inches
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 60 mm, brass full plate, No. 453, Earnshaw spring detent escapement, turned pillars, fusee and chain, steel free sprung helical hairspring with ten turns, bi-metallic balance with two circular weights and two screws, escapement jeweled, balance with diamond endstone, broad arrow mark near the balance
    Circa: 1800
    Condition: case is good, dial is good, movement good and running with cleaning recommended, box good with one side mount screw missing, top lid is later replacement, front lid lock needs repair, Note: this lot will preview in and ship from our Dallas location.
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    May, 2018
    1st Tuesday
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