Sussex Saleroom: 14th, 15th, Thursday 16th May 2019
A Fine brass-mounted calamander eight-day marine chronometer with Poole's auxillary compensation Probably by Victor Kullberg Retailed by Dobbie McInnes Ltd, Glasgow, Liverpool & South Shields No. 9513, Circa 1913
The three-piece brass line-inlaid and mounted case with two recessed handles and rectangular ivory plaque, hinged lid with glazed observation panel, the brass gimbals with locking lever, and brass bowl with bevelled glass bezel, the 4 ¾ in. silvered circular dial with gold spade hands, 8-day power reserve and seconds subsidiary, the movement with chain fusée and maintaining power, stoned plates, bi-metallic compensated balance with additional compensation, blued steel helical spring with diamond endstone, Earnshaw spring detent escapement, with tipsy key
21cm square, (one key).