Barraud, London. No. 3045
Mahogany two day marine chronometer. The 3 1/2 inch silvered dial signed Barraud, Maker to the Royal Navy, 41 Cornhill London, No 3045 with subsidiary seconds dial and state of wind indicator. Blued steel hands. The two day fusee movement with Earnshaw spring detent escapement, cut bimetallic balance with segmental compensation weights and blued steel helical balance spring. Brass gimbal and bowl.
The three tier mahogany box with brass drop handles, ivory roundel to the front inscribed Barraud 3045. Original tipsy winding key and original mahogany outer travelling box with leather strap.
- Date c. 1850.
Paul Philip Barraud was a fine clock and chronometer maker, he worked from Cornhill, London. Master of the Clockmakers' Company in 1810 and a partner with W. Howells and George Jamison in 1797 - 1799 for making Thomas Mudge's Timekeepers.