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Antique Seth Thomas American Marine chronometer clock c.1890s

EUR 319,75 or Best Offer Unsold, EUR 45,68 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: davisworlds (3.169) 100%, Location: Downham Market, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 322548839389 You are considering to buy a collectable/vintage watch here, you are entering in to the world collectors antiquarian horology so take your time to read the complete add? To make sure you have got the right time piece for you !For more photo's full details and a great price visit our shop online you will be amazed at prices Item offered here! American made Marine chronometerSeth Thomasc.1890sHere we have for your consideration a beautiful example of a American made Marine Chronometer produced during the 1890's for one of the ships of the period the clock is as you can see an excellent looking piece, unusually this example is a twin barrel (two mainspring) example I have been unable to find another. Regarding condition as you can see everything is ship shape with no signs of serious wear. movement is going strong and keeping superb time.Measurements: case width 7 inches approxHave you taken time to read the full descriptionLooked at all photo's showing clear condition of the watchChecked the movement is what you require ie, quartz, Manual winding or AutomaticChecked the size of the wrist watch and it's GenderNotice pre 1960s watch tend to be smaller in some casesAsked any questions you have before you purchaseHave you watched the video of the watchPre delivery When you have clicked the buy now button remember our despatch times are up to 5 days United Kingdom & International below here in number 2 will explain whyAll our watches are stored in our vault in the correct conditions and temperatures and are removed from vault on the day of purchase for pre delivery checksThe watch will under go a strict inspection of it visual and mechanical conditionThe watch will be wound to full power and tested for performance over a 24 hour period by our professional horologistWatches after our final checks are wrapped to the highest level to prevent damage in transport only then are they despatched.ReturnsIn the unlikely event you are unhappy with the watch you have received for reasons of the watch does not suit your needs or a malfunction has occurred during transportation we are more than happy for you to return the watch under genuine circumstances, will we be more than happy to repair or refund for you, note we do not pay any return post cost. Important! how do we protect our self against mischievous and fraudulent behaviour. As long standing members of eBay and other internet sale sites since 2001 we conduct ourselves in the correct manor we offer fare return policy. For our protection due to bad experiences with mischievous people who open the case backs of our watches and cause internal damage or remove parts, remember horology is a specialist subject and many years of experience in this field needed so do not attempt to remove or tamper with any watches and then return to us. In this event occurring we will argue the case to the very bitter end full refunds will not be made damage costs will be deducted from the original purchase price.Note from purchase paypal balances are zero Sorry to have to address that issue and on that note to all the lovely genuine eBayer's across the Globe we know that issue will not occur.Scammers & Fraudsters How we managed to catch and convict them, please watch the video below simply click on the youtube link below here. Watch how Mr Elodie Gourlaouen from Rennes Bretagne France was caught trying to cheat us out of a return item, he thought he could send us back a box with no original contents just some old junk if the weight was the same as the watch we would have no proof or evidence how wrong he was we record all returns before opening with a witness present. Also returns are only collected and signed for at the Royal mail where they hi tech cameras can pick up all fine details. The person named above was has clearly broken the law committing fraud and deception he is awaiting trial, internet fraud is a very serious offence and when found guilty can be up to a 10 year prison sentence. All our items are security marked and serial numbers logged watches are clearly seen in video's working unless stated in our add so any parts removed or damaged will be classed as criminal damage or theft and we will 100% prosecute. Again sorry to all the genuine people in the world, but if you are that person who is thinking purchasing from us with a criminal intent think again. THE BUYER/BIDDER Please bare in mind before you by from us! That you are not buying a new watch from a high street retail outlet. Infact you are buying a pre used collectors & antiquarium time piece from a individual independent seller. Note you will need to care for the watch to the highest level and it will require service at some point in time. Remember in some cases these time pieces have stood there test of time, and in most cases have lasted longer than the human who made them, and the person who purchased them from new. What to expect & recomendations for the owner of antiquarian watches:All Antique watches are mechanical. Many repairs will not be cheap, as most likely they will require replacement of non-standard parts (unlike most late model watches). - Antique watches should not be beaten or dropped - because repairs may be expensive. - Antique watches are generally NOT waterproof. This is because waterproofing was not in general production until the middle of the 20th century for most watches. Therefore you should protect your antique watch from exposure to moisture. - If your watch becomes wet it should be dried off quickly. Carefully open all covers and use a hair drier to blow dry the movement, dial, covers, crown. This will reduce the amount of rust. - If your watch becomes wet with any kind of salt water you should immediately immerse or spray your watch with fresh (no-salt) water to remove all the salt from the works before drying the watch completely. Any salt left in the watch will combine with moisture in the air to rust metal components of the movement, case etc. - Winding any mechanical watch tight may break the mainspring. If you can avoid it do not wind the watch hard. - When adjusting the hands of your watch, move them in a clockwise direction only. Counter-clockwise adjustments may damage the movement. - If you must adjust counter-clockwise make it for small adjustments only (i.e. for minutes, NOT hours). - Be careful and gentle when adjusting the movement speed (faster or slower). Don't make sharp movements, and don't touch other components in the movement especially the pendulum mechanism. - Every 2-3 years it is necessary to service and oil vintage watches. - IF the watch is dirty - allow the watch to run down, don't wind it again until you have it serviced by a qualified watch repair expert. Dust will absorb and remove important lubricants and cause the movement pieces to wear down. - To clean the case, dial and crystal you should use a cloth that does NOT leave fibers as these may get caught up in the movement. Check with your Watch repair expert to get an appropriate cloth. - Keep your antiques watch away from magnets. Strong magnetic fields may affect the accuracy of your watch since some vintage watches were made with iron based components in the movement. - Most Cases and Covers are fine components and will not handle abuse well. The watch should not be shaken, beaten, or stressed. - Antique watches generally experience an error of up to 5-7 minutes a day. Any accuracy of +- 5 minutes is very good.INTERNATIONAL PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING BEFORE BIDDING OR BUYING Vintage & collectors watches are very delicate and I package to the highest degree to prevent damage. High altitude flights can be hard on watches due to extreme temperature changes. This can cause the oil viscosity to decrease (gum up) and prevent a watch from ticking (the balance moving freely etc.). It may need to be oiled when it arrives regardless of its recent servicing (if applicable). Although this is only a very slight possibility it can occasionally happen. Check out my other items! JM Brand: Seth Thomas, Type: Wall Clock, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Sub-Type: Indoor/ Outdoor, Material: Brass case, Clock Type: Marine chronometer, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Transportation

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