Marine chronometer "Whyte, Thomson & Co", Glasgow No. 5715 early 20 th century
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Marine chronometer "Whyte, Thomson & Co", Glasgow No. 5715 early 20 th century. Silver dial with Roman numerals. Seconds hand at six hours. In case mahogany. with carrying handles. Plate bearing the name of manufacturer and nº5715 and the original key. Famous manufacturer: Whyte, Thomson & Co ", Glasgow Made for admiralty. 2 full days full balance, chronometer detent spring escapement, helical spiral, chain and reversed rocket. brass bath and the parts have the same number. The chronometer is working. Polished steel coil spring balance, foot jumper with locking stone adorned with brass bowl and gimbal in the mahogany box with brass two-level quarter-edge round.
A rare piece essential to a collection. It works very well and has been reviewed by a watchmaker