Exceptionally fine and rare Charles Frodsham 18K gold hunting case spring
detent pocket chronometer circa 1874.
Heavy engine turned hunting case. Fine white enamel dial with winding indicator
signed Charles Frodsham 8647 AD.Fmsz which was only used on their finest
watches. Keywind gilt 3/4 plate movement engraved with a medal and royal
warrant. Freesprung with diamond cap jewel, duo-in-uno hairspring, and
reverse fusee. A wonderful watch in particularly fine condition throughout.
Charles Frodsham (1810-1871) was a renowned watch and clockmaker. He took
over Arnold & Co in 1843 at 84 Strand, London. The family business Charles
Frodsham and Co. still hold the Royal Warrant as clock suppliers to the
British Royal Family.
Diameter 50 mm
NOTE: The small circles or shadows in some of our photos
are reflections of the camera lens. Since this watch is much smaller than in the
enlarged photos, a tiny blemish or imperfection that you could not see when looking
at the actual watch can appear very large in the photos.