Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860.

Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860.

Price: € 8750

Offered by Van Dreven Antique Clocks



Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860. Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860. Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860. Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860. Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860. Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860. Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860. Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860.

Eight-day marine chronometer signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London. No. 2174, circa 1860.
Navigation equipment, an eight-day marine chronometer, silvered dials with Roman hours, signed "Parkinson & Frodsham, Change Alley London 2174". One of the finest English makers. Timepiece housed in original brass-mounted mahogany two-tiered case with drop handles. Escapement: Earnshaw, spring detent. Power source: Spring drive with chain and fusee. Dimensions HxWxD: 20x18,5x18,5 cm. With case key. Equipped with a bone shield stating 'Resprung & Adjusted by H.G.Blair & Comp. Cardiff & Barry.
Price 8.750,-- Euro.
The makers:
Parkinson & Frodsham, a firm trading in high-quality chronometers, clocks and watches, was established in 1801 by William James Frodsham (1778-1850) and William Parkinson (d. about 1842). From 1801 to 1890, the firm’s business address was 4 Change Alley,Londen'.
Literature:
Mercer, Tony. 'Chronometer Makers of the World'. London: NAG Press, 1991.
Mercer, R. Vaudry. 'The Frodshams':The Story of a Family of Chronometer Makers. London: Antiquarian Horological Society monograph 21, 1981.

Reference
100-346

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