Brass Ship Chronometer Assortment

Lot 90

    

Brass Ship Chronometer Assortment

Three brass marine chronometers having enameled dials, gimbaled in mahogany boxes having glass faces and brass fittings; two marked "Ship's Time" and "Quartz" on dial, the third is Russian and marked in Cyrillic characters indicating "1st Moscow Clock Factory Kirov" and having its key
dimensions:  Height 6 3/4 inches, Width 7 3/4 inches, Length 8 1/4 inches (Russian case)
condition*:  Very Good to Good, one "Ship's Time" example having lost a brass knob that holds the gimbal to the case; the Russian example lacks the hinged lid that would cover the glass; mahogany cases having occasional scratches and scuffs; moderate water damage to finish of Russian case; overall light wear consistent with age and normal use; not tested for operation; we cannot guarantee the operation, accuracy or longevity
estimate:  $300-500
hammer price:  $225
tax status:  subject to 8.25% Illinois sales tax

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* Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to the bidder, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Leonard Auction, Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.