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Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1453
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Discovery - 3205T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1855, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points, fleur-de-lis representing north, and engraved "Richard Patten & Son/Baltimore, Md.," dual spirit levels, housed in the original pine case, (lacking needle and vanes), lg. 14 1/2 in.

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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.

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Richard Patten, Son Surveyor, Architecture, Cardinal direction, Circumferentor, Fleur-de-lis, Maryland, Patten, United States, Visual arts

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