Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
  Lot 173
 

173

Ø A TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER BY LITHERLAND, DAVIES & CO., LIVERPOOL, CIRCA 1840

Sold for £2,356
Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


Condition report

Movement running well; up/down dial off-set at full wind (i.e. indicator points to '42' instead of 'UP' )

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 

Ø A TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER BY LITHERLAND, DAVIES & CO., LIVERPOOL, CIRCA 1840

the 3¼in. silvered dial signed as per title and numbered 816/17499, gold spade hands with blued secondaries, the movement with plain plates, standard balance with blued helical spring and jewelled detent, and Earnshaw escapement, mounted in gimballed brass bowl countersigned and numbered to base inside, secured with domed faceplate, within three-tier brass bound wooden box of issue with numbered tipsy key and ivory roundel front plate, with inset side handles -- approx. 6in. (15cm.) cubed

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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