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Brass Surveyor's Compass by Knox & Shain

Auction:
2248
Lot:
476
Sold for:
$999$850

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2248
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 11, 2004 12:00PM

Description:

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Knox & Shain, Philadelphia, the 5-inch diameter brass dial with star to North, blued-steel needle, clamp, silvered compass ring engraved 0-90 in four quadrants, cover, bubble-level and outkeeper scale, twin sight vanes and staff-mount with ball-and-socket head, wd. 12 in., in stained wood box stamped on the lid A.J. Moore, with tripod.
Estimate $1,400-1,800

Keywords

Philadelphia, blued-steel needle, ball-and-socket head , wd, Compass, Measuring instruments, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass