Three-body, with brass handles, the glazed upper section with hinged lid.
Brass bowl and gimbaled suspension with weight balance inside and Bréguet type blocking system. Silvered with radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring, subsidiary seconds and up-and-down sector of 160° for 0/49 hours. Gold hands.
Ratchet wrench. Gilt brass full plate with conical pillars secured by polished steel screws, 11 jewels, fusee with chain and Harrison’s maintaining power, Earnshaw’s spring detent escapement, two-arm cut bimetallic compensation balance with cylindrical weights and two mean time adjusting nuts, free-sprung blued steel helical balance spring with terminal curves, diamond endstone.
Ivory plate on box « 307 LEROY ».
Datation: according to Leroy archives, The n° 235 is recorded to have been sold to the French State in 1863. Based on the fact that Leroy was producing around a hundred a year, our n°307 has then presumably be produced in 1864/1865.
Revision : It bears a sticker dated may 1982 by Paul Rudolf reknown as appointed « Horloger de la Marine » (dead in 1995).
Dimensions of the box : 17,2 x 17,5 x 17,5 cm – diameter of bezel : 11,5 cm
Plate diameter : 7,5 cm
Very good condition with pictures of the mechanism on request.
Delevery information :
Please note that packing and shipping costs are not included in the price of the objects which are quoted ex shop.
Final amount including packing and shipment to be discussed with Galerie Delalande.
2 300 €