Vintage Gub Veb Glashutte Uhrenbetriebe 2 Day Marine Chronometer In Box Ticks
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Vintage Gub Veb Glashutte Uhrenbetriebe 2 Day Marine Chronometer In Box Ticks:
You are offerding on the VINTAGE GUB VEB GLASHUTTE UHRENBETRIEBE SPRING DETENT TWO DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER IN WOOD BOX AND BRASS TUB pictured below.
PLEASE FIRST READ HIGHLIGHTED TERMS OF SALE / SHIPPING / PAYMENT INFO BELOW AS THERE ARE CHANGES!
This chronometer winds and ticks. I don't know when it was last cleaned - it's quite possible it will need a clean soon. I note a disparity in serial numbers - the movement and dial with 4611 and the tub with 4707. Perhaps a marriage? There is no longer (rubbed out?) a serial no. on the plate or plaque on the box.
The movement does not have the traditional chain between the barrel and fusee. Instead some kind of wire perhaps? It seems to work fine. The movement has a helical balance spring and bimetallic cut balance wheel with circular weights. There is some staining and spotting on the movement. Perhaps some of that would come off with a clean - maybe not. The Up/Down winding indicator works as it should. The dial and hands with a bit of dirt but overall nice. The screw on/off bezel with beveled glass. The wooden case generally in very good condition with some scuffs and scratches. I don't see any breaks or splits. I will cork the balance with paper before shipping and will package with care.
The brass bezel measures approx. 4 7/8 inches across. The box is about 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4. The whole thing weighs about 8 lbs 9-10 oz. Boxed for shipping it will weigh a lot more.
Please have better than 98% positive response if offerding. I reserve the right to cancel offers or the sale if the requirements are not met.
United States: $30 FEDEX HOME/GROUND DELIVERY.
OVERSEAS: calculated on the payments / shipping section of the listing! THIS IS VERY HEAVY/VALUABLE AND LIKELY A PROHIBITIVE COST TO SHIP INTERNATIONALLY. If I am unable (due to USPS or 3rd party restrictions) to INSURE this item for your country I reserve the right to not complete the sale as I require insurance on all international shipments.
Are COMPLETELY your responsibility - please do not ask for a reduction in stated value for customs - I can be jailed/fined for doing so!
I only provide 100% refunds on items returned in original condition as pictured and described on this listing. I do NOT give partial refunds under any circumstances - please consider this before offerding - you will have to return the item if you want a refund.