A very rare mahogany and ebony strung table chronometer by Charles Frodsham No. 2367
The arched case has a bevelled glass inspection panel over solid sides to a moulded base on shaped ebony feet. Frodsham’s have confirmed that their records list this clock as the very first one made in this style of case.The silvered dial has roman numerals and subsidiaries for running seconds and power reserve marked 0-8 within a heavy bezel and bevelled glass and is signed Chas Frodsham.London.No.2367.
The substantial 8 day movement has spotted plates united by four large knopped screwed pillars, set on a spotted cast baseplate numbered 531, with chain fusee, maintaining power, cut and compensated bimetallic balance to an Earnshaw type spring detent escapement on a signed and numbered platform Charles Frodsham & Co. Ltd, 27 South Molton St, LONDON, W1, No.2367.
Dial Diameter: 5¼”