04-12-2019 04-12-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Phelps & Gurley Vernier Compass

$1,046$850
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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