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3147M Marlborough
October 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 05, 2018 10:00AM


Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1842, lacquered brass instrument with a large 7-in. dia. engraved brass dial marked "Blydenburgh & Giles/Makers/Philad," eight-point line rose with fleur-de-lis representing north, blued-steel needle, dual bubble levels and outkeeper located on the arms, lg. 16 in.
Estimate $500-700

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Giles Surveyor, Philadelphia