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Poljot Two-day Ship's Chronometer

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3230M
Lot:
87
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Poljot Two-day Ship's Chronometer, c. 1983, no. 20119, 4 3/4-in. screw bezel enclosing the silvered arabic numeral dial marked "Poljot/20119," with up/down indicator, and subsidiary seconds, Geneva stripe decorated plates, free-sprung helical hairspring with spring detent escapement, housed in a brass-bound two-tier box.

Provenance: Collection of Bernhard W. Stoeber.

Note: The design of this chronometer is based on the German "Einheits Chronometer" built for the German navy before and during WWII, mainly in Glashutte/Saxony. After WWII the Soviet Army had the remaining machinery, tooling, technical drawings, and parts shipped to Moscow.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Bernhard W. Stoeber, Balance spring, Chronometer, Escapement, Inventions, Time, Moscow