A fine brass-inlaid coromandel 8-day marine chronometer with Poole’s auxillary compensation.
The three-tier brass line-inlaid and mounted case with two recessed handles and a rectangular brass plaque numbered 9513. The hinged lid has a glazed observation panel, the brass gimbals with locking lever, and brass bowl with bevelled brass bezel. The 4 ¾ inch silvered circular dial has original gold spade hands, 8-day power reserve and subsidiary seconds. The movement has chain fusee and maintaining power, stoned plates, bi-metallic compensated balance with additional compensation, a blued steel helical spring with diamond endstone, an Earnshaw-type spring detent escapement and original brass tipsy key.
Date: circa 1913
Height: 9 in (22.75 cm)
Width: 8 ¼ in (21 cm)
Depth: 8 ¼ in (21 cm)