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Two Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3123T
Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$160$130

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Auction:
Discovery - 3123T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 22, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Pocket Compasses, an early walnut hinged case with paper sundial, brass folding gnomon marked "W. Watkins," and glazed sunk paper dial compass with blued-steel hand; and a hinged Chinese wood-cased compass, 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $50-75


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Clocks, Compass, Equipment, Horology, Human behavior, Islamic culture, Qibla compass, Salat, Sundial, Technical drawing, Time

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