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Fine two-day marine chronometer in brass-bound mahogany case, by Widenham, London, No2546

LONDON

The original 3-tier mahogany case of good colour retains the Prize Award label of the maker Richard Widenham, Lombard Street, London, within the top lid (see detail image).

The top quality precision movement with spring-detent escapement is retained within brass gimbals and has a fully signed and numbered silvered dial with gold hands.





Literature

ยท Richard Widenham is recorded working from 1835 at 13,Lombard Street, London,
His firm supplied the British Royal Navy with chronometers and received awards on several occasions for the precision of his timekeepers.

Date: circa 1840
Width: 16.50cm (6 inches)
Height: 18.00cm (7 inches)
Depth: 16.50cm (6.50 inches)

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