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Phelps & Gurley Oversized Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
322
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Phelps & Gurley Oversized Vernier Compass, c. 1845-51, 8-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Phelps & Gurley/West Troy, N.Y.," concentric circle center engraving, dual spirit levels, and vernier fine adjustment knob.

Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

William H. Skerritt, Geography of New York state), Gurley, New York state), Troy, New York, Vernier