Lot 4266. Marine chronometer: a very rare, small torpedo boat-marine chronometer by L. Le Roy & Cie, No. 996, Observation chronometer of Service hydro-graphique de la Marine, CA. 1890

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13.06.2020   16:30 UTC +01:00
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Lot 4266 | Marine chronometer: a very rare, small torpedo boat-marine chronometer by L. Le Roy & Cie, No. 996, Observation chronometer of Service hydro-graphique de la Marine, CA. 1890
3-piece Mahagonibox with original Ivory plaque, approximately 12 × 10 × 7cm, interior with original Label, L. Leroy & Cie, Horlogers de la Marine, Paris, screwed brass body, approx. Ø8cm, gold plated chronometer movement, very high quality, number the same with the housing, Spring chronometer, cylindrical spiral, probably from Palladium, Diamond endstone, special Chronometer balance wheel, chain and screw, signed and numbered dial, number to be equal to 996, 36-hour power reserve indicator, very nice original condition, fully functional. These little Leroy Observation chronometer for torpedo boats are very rare and of high quality. An identical Chronometer number 1101 was auctioned at antiquorum in Geneva( source: https://www.cortrie.de/go/4Xx), estimated at the price of 6000-8000CHF.

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