Elgin "Father Time" Marine Chronometer, no. 15540597, the 2 1/8-in. porcelain roman numeral dial marked Hamilton National Watch Co., with sunk subsidiary seconds and up/down indicator dials, 21-jewel, free-sprung, damascened nickel movement with screw-down gold jewel settings, in a gimbaled brass bowl, all in a three-tier mahogany box with inset brass maker's plate, and top lid plaque reading U.S.S.B Ship Watch No. 894, ht. 5 1/4 in.
does not continue to run, up/down indicator functioning, lacquer loss on gimbal and bowl, lacking hinge on top tier box
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