Very rare and early 8-day Chronometer – Parkinson & Frodsham, ca. 1820

Very rare and early 8-day Chronometer – Parkinson & Frodsham, ca. 1820

Stock Number: NM.6-49

€12,500

Marine chronometer of Parkinson & Frodsham with rare display in original mahogany box with key and brass mountings.

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Maritime, Chronometers & Deck Watches, Navigational instruments, Other Maritime Antiques

Description

Marine chronometer of Parkinson & Frodsham with rare display in original mahogany box with key and brass mountings. Bone plate 355 numbered. Gimbal suspension, brass case, spring detent chronometer with helical hairspring. Signed and numbered 355. Original dial with rare rotating power reserve indicator for 8 days of power. Blued steel hands, large seconds indicator.
Chronometers by the important London manufacturer Parkinson & Frodsham are very rare and sought-after collectors’items.

Date: ca. 1820
HWL box: 17x17x17 cm
D chronometer: 10 cm
Signed: Parkinson & Frodaham, 5 Budoe Row London, nr 355
Origin: England
Condition: very good, in working order

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NL ARCHIPEL International Maritime Gallery

Welcome to the catalogue of Archipel International Maritime Gallery, specialist in nautical antiques and collectables.
Archipel International Maritime Galery in the Netherlands, sets itself to maritime objects, globes and sea charts of before 1900. The managing director worked as officer with the mercantile marine and the Royal Navy. As curator he was connected to one of the University Museums in the Netherlands. As seaman and curator he has a lot of knowledge of naval history. The entire Archipel collection can be found at the site Archipel-img.com.

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