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Lot 13 : CHRONOMETER, CHARLES FORDSHAM 3313

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CHRONOMETER, CHARLES FORDSHAM 3313
2-day, silvered dial: CHARLES FORDSHAM/84 STRAND LONDON/3313
Earnshaw-type escapement; Frodsham-Arnold balance
bone decal on front blank; dial 4.75"; 3-tiered mahogany case, brass inset handles, 7.5"h; 7" sq.
Purchased 1997 Phillips' Auctions, New York, lot 180
Appears to be working. Dial, under glass, has spot of tarnish at edge, and pin-sized blemish in face near the 84. Gimbal brass pitted in spots. Lid with hairline split at rear and inlaid brass shield missing. Clasp locking top lid not working.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500


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