This is a stunning and decorative mahogany cased 'Nelson' chronometer compendium by the renowned chronometer, watch, clock and weather instrument makers to the Admiralty, Sewills of Liverpool, dating from the second half of the 20th century.
The gorgeous mahogany casket opens up to reveal a brushed brass swing case framing a stunning Sewills Ship's Bell clock - round in shape, it features a silvered enamelled dial with black Roman numerals, inscribed Sewills Sea Lord. It comprises the alarm, tide guide, barograph, thermometer and hygrometer.
The case opens threefold, the top has a brass plaque rectangular plaque, inscribed 'Nelson', and it has has brass carrying handles to the sides.
The underside of the first lid of the case has a stunning square brass plaque with the logo of Sewills - the picture of a boat, various coats of arms, and the sentence, "Bought of J. Sewill, Estd 1800 AD, chronometer, watch & nautical instrument manufacturer, to the right honorable the lords commissioners of the admiralty."
The second lid of the casket is made of glass, to protect and display at the same time the beautiful Nelson chronometer compendium.
The underside of the chronometer bears the registration number 003191.
This is a delightful combination of quartz accuracy with mechanical engineering and comes with its original Sewills's instructions.
Add this timeless element to your home with this elegant Nelson chronometer compendium.
In excellent working condition. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 18.5 x Width 19 x Depth 19
Dimensions in inches:
Height 7 inches x Width 7 inches x Depth 7 inches
Our reference: 09805
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