M.F. Dent, Royal Exchange, London

Offered by Howard Walwyn Ltd
M.F. Dent, Royal Exchange, London

M.F. Dent, Royal Exchange, London

Offered by Howard Walwyn
Date & Origin 18th century, England
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Provenance * This chronometer is inscribed on the dial: Dent: maker to the Queen, 61 Strand and 4 Royal Exhange, London No 45561. Both the case and movement are of the finest quality which we associate with the work of the Dent family
Description
A fine 2-Day marine chronometer by M.F. Dent, chronometer maker to the Queen.

With coromandel 3-Tier case bearing the nameplate to the front and with sunken brass side carrying handles. The 2-Day movement is supported within brass gimbals and has a fully signed, silvered and engraved dial.

The movement has the usual refinements including fully compensated balance, helical spring and spring-detent escapement.
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Description
A fine 2-Day marine chronometer by M.F. Dent, chronometer maker to the Queen.

With coromandel 3-Tier case bearing the nameplate to the front and with sunken brass side carrying handles. The 2-Day movement is supported within brass gimbals and has a fully signed, silvered and engraved dial.

The movement has the usual refinements including fully compensated balance, helical spring and spring-detent escapement.

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