Whyte, Thompson. No. 5251
A fine two day marine chronometer.
Round silvered dial Whyte Thompson, Glasgow No. 5251. Original gold hour and minute hands with subsidiary dials for seconds and state of wind.
Superb brass strung coromandel 3 tier box . The mid section with 19th century label from A. Johannsen 149 Minories London and mother of pearl nameplate, the lower section with inset handles.
The 2 day chain fusee spotted movement with cut bimetallic balance and blued steel helical balance spring. Earnshaw-type spring detent.
Date circa 1890
The case 7 inches (17.5 cm ) wide