Parkinson & Frodsham Two-day Marine Chronometer, Change Alley, London, No. 2817, 3-in. silvered roman numeral dial marked Parkinson & Frodsham, Change Alley, London, 2817, with subsidiary seconds and up/down sector, blued-steel hands, screw-fit bezel with convex glass, brass bowl suspended in gimbals with a spring-loaded locking plate, internal bayonet-fit dust cover with two blued leaf springs fitted to cushion the assembly in the gimbaled bowl, chain drive fusee movement with plates engraved Parkinson & Frodsham, Change Alley, London, spring detent escapement, split bimetallic balance, diamond endstone, helical hairspring, blued pillar screws, set up ratchet and pawl, fitted in a three-tier mahogany box with brass carrying handles, glazed viewing cover, and ivory maker's boss, ht. 6 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.
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Currently running. Makers boss with cracks, gimballed lock won't clear for full movement, patch to wood box around brass release button for upper lid, original blued hands, little wear to silvering, small chips around beveled glass, key is not a tipsy key
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