Charles Cummins Near The India House London
Charles Cummins. A small well figured brass bound boxed chronometer. The signed and numbered movement with Earnshaw type spring detent, having split compensated bi-metallic balance and blued steel helical balance spring, with single chain driven fusee and Harrison type maintaning power. The silvered engraved brass dial being signed through the centre and also numbered 1309, having state of wind indicator at XII and subsidiary seconds at VI, with Roman numerals and blued steel spade hands. All contained in a small gimballed brass bowl with knurled edge screw down glazed bezel with integral silvered sight ring. The three piece mahogany case with brass bindings to the sides and top corners and having drop handles all of a rich yet mellow colour.
Dial size exposed 2.75inches overall bezel including sight ring 3.75 inches
|Clock maker:||Charles Cummins|