Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 176
 

176

[HENRY] FRODSHAM, LIVERPOOL, A TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER, No. 2413, CIRCA 1840

Sold for £2,356
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

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


Condition report

Dial generally good, some small scratches and number obliterated above engraved number, glass scratched, movement in going order but would benefit from cleaning, box generally good overall, signature plaque probably later.

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.

 

[HENRY] FRODSHAM, LIVERPOOL, A TWO-DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER, No. 2413, CIRCA 1840
the 4in. silvered dial signed, inscribed and numbered Frodsham, Successor to / Parkinson & Frodsham / MAKER TO THE ADMIRALTY / South Castle St. Liverpool, 2413 [one number obliterated above], radial champlevé Roman numerals, gold hour and minute hands, spotted brass plates with separate bridge for the spring barrel, fusée and chain, bi-metallic "Z-type" balance with cylindrical temperature weights, rating nuts and auxiliary compensation, Earnshaw-type footed spring detent escapement, counter-numbered bowl, gimbal-mounted within three tier brass-bound mahogany box with signature plaque (later) and inset handles, approximately -- 7½in. (19cm.) square

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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