Gold Full Hunter English Pocket Chronometer


Signed   Parkinson & Frodsham  - Change Alley    London    
Hallmarked London   1814
Diameter   57 mm         

1 in stock


A large early 19th Century chronometer in a gold full hunter case.  Full plate gilt keywind fusee movement.  Harrison’s maintaining power. Engraved cock with diamond endstone in a polished steel setting, polished steel regulator.  Heavy compensation balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Earnshaw type spring detent chronometer escapement, escape pivots with endstones. Signed white enamel dial with subsidiary seconds, Roman and Arabic numerals, blue steel seconds hand with gold arbor, gold hands. Substantial plain 18 carat full hunter case, oval pendant and bow.  Front and back cover with dust proof recesses sharing the same hinge at nine o’clock, maker’s mark “DW”.

An impressive gold English chronometer in excellent overall condition.  Casemaker Daniel Walker, 49 Clerkenwell Close.