Scottish 2-day Marine Chronometer


A Scottish, mahogany, brass-bound and mounted two-day marine chronometer by Christie & Wilson, Glasgow.

The three tier mahogany box has a bone plaque signed CHRISTIE & WILSON, 602, GLASGOW with recessed brass handles and inlaid brass starbursts.

The 102 mm diameter silvered dial has 56-hour up/down power reserve indiction, a subsidiary seconds dial with serial number 602 in the centre and is signed Christie & Wilson, 54 BROOMIELAW, GLASGOW. Number 602 is the second in the series.

Original matching blued steel hands.

The 2-day fusee movement by Mercer has spot-finished plates, Earnshaw-type escapement with steel spring detent and Mercer’s auxiliary, cylindrical compensation weights, palladium helical balance spring.

Complete with tipsy key and box key.

Dated 1921

Overall dimensions: 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) square

To be overhauled and guaranteed for 3 years.

Christie & Wilson bought a small number of Mercer movements and cased and sold them under their own name. This chronometer is listed in Chronometer Makers of the World by Tony Mercer.


Ref: Ck4Ch

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