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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

1991.0040.0002

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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A marine chronometer supported by wooden, glass, brass case. Suspended in centre of case by two brass pins and secured by fastening latch. Case has brass handles and inlay details. Text on circular disc attached to front of case above keyhole reads 'DENT / 1604 / TWO DAYS'. Engraved text on face of chronometer reads 'DENT, LONDON, / Chronometer Maker, to the / QUEEN. No. 1604'.

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