Two-day marine chronometer by Arnold & Dent, London. No. 1091

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Two-day marine chronometer by Arnold & Dent, London. No. 1091

ARNOLD & DENT, LONDON Also known as JOHN ROGER ARNOLD & EDWARD JOHN DENT (worked 1830-1840)
Two-day marine chronometer by Arnold & Dent, London. No. 1091

Offered by Raffety.
Date & Origin c. 1840, London
Dimensions
Description
A small exhibition quality two-day marine chronometer by this eminent partnership. The 3-tier case is veneered all over with oyster olivewood, framed by brass banding, together with brass reinforcements to the inner corners.

The movement is contained within a gimbal-mounted brass bowl, with pivoted dust shutter to the base. The silvered and engraved dial is fully signed “Arnold & Dent, 84 Strand, London, no.1091” with up-and-down and seconds rings. The spring-detent movement has spotted plates and fully compensated balance wheel, together with every technical refinement of the period.




Literature
Arnold & Dent are recorded working at 84 Strand, London between 1830 and 1840. Chronometers no.1042 dates to 1839 and no.1207 to 1840.
Stock Code RW3371a
P.O.A
Dimensions
Description
A small exhibition quality two-day marine chronometer by this eminent partnership. The 3-tier case is veneered all over with oyster olivewood, framed by brass banding, together with brass reinforcements to the inner corners.

The movement is contained within a gimbal-mounted brass bowl, with pivoted dust shutter to the base. The silvered and engraved dial is fully signed “Arnold & Dent, 84 Strand, London, no.1091” with up-and-down and seconds rings. The spring-detent movement has spotted plates and fully compensated balance wheel, together with every technical refinement of the period.




Stock Code RW3371a

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