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Object Name Chronometer
Catalog Number 1999.25.6
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Marine chronometer
Date 1925-0
Description Two-tier oak chronometer box., wood handles. Clear beveled glass in top lid. Silver colored metal plate on front lid with "Chronometerwerke, Wempe, Hamburg, Type 05", and 4688 with CW logo. Lower front case has plate engraved "16 Januar 1925." Cream colored acetate dial inscribed "Chronometerwerke, Wempe, Hamburg." The number 4688 inscribed within the seconds dial and the CW logo. Winding key with round handle. No marks on movement.




Maker Wempe
Material brass, glass, acetate, wood, steel
Place of Origin Hamburg, Germany
Notes A 36441
Serial Number(s) 4688