Ships Marine Chronometer
1618/18: A fine late Victorian/Edwardian MARINE CHRONOMETER in full working order, by Asmus Johanneson of London. The good three-tier mahogany case is bound in brass, with recessed brass side handles. It opens to reveal the 56-hour movement set within gymbals, with locking lever and original ratcheted winding key. The engraved & silvered dial is signed, and features a seconds dial and an "Up-and-Down" dial below "XII". Guaranteed at least two years. * Danish born Asmus Johanneson was head of the London firm (based at 149 The Minories) which had a fine reputation for chronometers, supplying the Admiralty with them from 1890-1910.
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