Fine 2-Day Marine Chronometer By Christie and Wilson of Glasgow

Price: £4450

A Scottish mahogany, brass-bound and mounted two-day marine chronometer by Christie & Wilson, Glasgow.

The three tier mahogany box has a bone plaque signed CHRISTIE & WILSON, 618, GLASGOW, with recessed brass handles, and inlaid brass starbursts.

The 102 mm. diameter silvered dial has 56-hour up/down power reserve indication, a subsidiary seconds dial with serial number 618 in the centre, and is signed Christie & Wilson, 54 BROOMIELAW, GLASGOW. Number 618 is the second in the series.

Original matching blued steel hands, the 2-day fusee movement by Mercer, Earnshaw-type escapement with steel spring detent and Mercer’s auxiliary, cylindrical compensation weights, helical balance spring.
Complete with tipsy key.

Dated: c.1920

Dimensions:   Height: 19cm Width: 18cm Depth: 19cm

Stock No.   992/2020/QSA

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