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Phelps & Gurley Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
328
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 Vernier Compass, West Troy, New York, c. 1847, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, vernier tipped needle, and marked "Phelps & Gurley/West Troy, N.Y.," vernier adjustment knob and dual spirit levels, housed in its original walnut box with paper label.

Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Compass, Geography of New York state), Gurley, New York state), Troy, New York, Vernier