W. & L.E. Gurley Patent Solar Attachment
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
- Date / Time :
- April 12, 2019 10:00AM
W. & L.E. Gurley Patent Solar Attachment, West Troy, New York, c. 1875, unmarked instrument with scale from 0-30 with vernier, housed in its original mahogany box.
Note: According to Bill Skerritt, the patent was by William Schmoltz of San Francisco, in 1867. Gurley obtained the rights in 1874. This attachment was made for full-sized transits.
Provenance: William H. Skerritt.
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