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A marine chronometer by Charles Frodsham

c.1858, the two-day duration timepiece in brass gimbal mounting, the 4" silvered dial marked 'Charles Frodsham, 84 Strand London, No.2898, Roman numerals with subsidiary state-of-wind (56 hour) dial flanked by garter framed crowned medallions: 'By Appointment to the Queen' and ' Gold Medal of Honour/Paris Exn.1855', subs seconds dial at VI. In three-part brass bound mahogany case with glazed mid-section, set with an ivory disc with maker's details and serial number; with 'tipsy' key. 175 x 175 x 180mm.

Realised: $4,400