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    Marine: 19th-century marine chronometer (sort of)

    Thank you, Graham. I presume I can exclude Mercer, since that company's numbers, as I have learned today, did not reach 20000 until the 1950s. I do suspect that the dial was replaced or at least wholly re-engraved by or for Williams, since the words RESPRUNG & ADJUSTED, BY do not look like...
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    Marine: 19th-century marine chronometer (sort of)

    To be more precise, what I have just bought is part of a chronometer: the dial and brass edge, the bezel with its glass, and the brass shell or bowl (I do not know the correct name for this and shall be glad if somebody can tell me) which held the movement but now (alas) holds nothing but air...

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