Abraham-Louis Breguet, ‘Marine chronometer’, 1822, Legion of Honor

Breguet, "Marine chronometer," sold 1822.
Twin-barrel marine chronometer, mahogany outer case with brass hinges and handles, brass clock case and Cardon suspension, silver-plated dial with subdial for hours/minutes above subdial for seconds, Earnshaw spring detent platform escapement (porte-échappement), 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (21.5 x 19 x 16.5 cm).
Collection Montres Breguet S.A.

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