Superb example of an 8 day marine chronometer by Frodsham and Keen, Liverpool

Superb example of an 8 day marine chronometer by Frodsham and Keen, Liverpool

£12000

Dimensions

8.25

Circa

1865

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Chronometers & Deck Watches

Description

A wonderful example of 19th century marine timekeeping by the leading maker Frodsham in partnership with Keen 

Housed in a super burr walnt three tier case fully brass mounted with original lacquer

The dial numbered is 2733 which is also found on the movement and the bottom of the bowl.

 

The books show the dates of this working partnership to be 1856 to 1878

 

this is by far the finest 8 day chron in the best box we have ever had.

 

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GB Hansord Antiques

Hansord Antiques

Our showrooms are set in a fine Georgian house in the heart of the historic city of Lincoln. Hansord Antiques always have an interesting selection of antique clocks and scientific instruments, in addition to our extensive stock of fine furniture and works of art. Members of the British Antique Dealers Association. www.hansord.com