A very fine and rare Original ROSS, New Bond St., LONDON, TRAVEL COMPENDIUM, made ca. 1910. This Sea Captain's Travel Case, Patent No. 33236, includes a gilt brass 8-day clock, thermometer and barometer. Accompanied by the original leather travel case with stand.
Two-body, leather with folding cover and foldable stand, 2 gilt revolving cases for the clock and barometer, winding crown to wind the pocket watch/clock, for the thermometer for revolving inner bezel, the thermometer between both is on a white plate with black painted scale. The dial is silver with Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Luminous Blued Steel Spade Hands. Barometer: Cream painted with black barometric scale. Blued Steel Arrow Pointer.
Gilt, 17 Jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, index regulator.
Dials signed. Weight including travel case: 1.209 kg,
Diameter: 75 mm. Thickness: 35 mm. Travel Case: stamped gold company logo on the back side.
Good Condition. A true and very rare Collector's Find!