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Crozet's Nickel-plated Protractor and Full Circular Protractor

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Crozet's Nickel-plated Protractor and Full Circular Protractor, W. & L.E. Gurley, c. 1880, 9 1/2-in. wide instrument housed in its original box with label, both instruments marked "W. & L.E. Gurley/West Troy New York."

Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.

Note: This instrument was invented by an officer in the U.S. Engineer's Corps and was touted as the most highly developed of all protractors.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

William H. Skerritt, Dimension, Geography of New York state), Gurley, Protractor, Technical drawing, Technology, Troy, New York