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SA251520

Marine Chronometer

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: FJ & RD Story Antique Clocks

This antique has been viewed 8 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.

Description

A fine quality two day marine chronometer by Victor Kullberg retailed by TH Knoblich of Hamburg - numbered 2350 and dates to 1900.
The superb spotted plate fusee movement with Earnshaws detent escapement, with compensation balance and blued steel helical spring.
The silvered and engraved brass dial, signed to the centre, with subsidiary state of wind and seconds zones.
Original gold minute and hour hands, with the original blued steel hands for seconds and wind dials.
The brass bowl set in brass gimbal, mounted in the fine quality original mahogany case, with double hinged lid, with original lock.
Signed ivorine retailers plaque TH Knoblich 2350 to the front middle tier.
Brass Liverpool flush handles to the sides.
Original ratcheted brass tipsy winding key.
This chronometer has been professionally serviced, cleaned and rated by us and is in fantastic showroom condition.
This fine chronometer was made by the eminent chronometer making company of Victor Kullberg, Liverpool Road, London. The chronometer was made for retail by TH Knoblich who's chronometer were supplied by Victor Kullberg. All parts are numbered 6963 for Kullbergs production numbers/records, which dates the chronometer to 1900. The dial and case are numbered 2350 for Knoblichs retail numbers which also dates 1900.
This chronometer is listed in Mercers chronometer makers of the world under TH Knoblich and shows both serial numbers and shows that it was supplied by Victor Kullberg in 1900.
Overall a very fine instrument in wonderful fully serviced condition.
Please contact us if you require any further information.
FJ & RD Story Antique Clocks are a well established family run business who specialise in high quality clocks, please visit our website for more details.



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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


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FJ & RD Story Antique Clocks
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
United Kingdom
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