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Miniature Shagreen-cased Pocket Drafting Set

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Miniature Shagreen-cased Pocket Drafting Set, 19th century, case with silver banding and hinge opening to a fitted compartment for the brass folding calipers, brass-mounted folding rule, and an engraved bone rule marked "Cary London," ht. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-400


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

Arts, Brass instrument, British brass band, Calipers, Engraving, Hinge, Learning, Leather, Metalworking, Shagreen, Visual arts