Meneely & Oothout Vernier Compass
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
- Date / Time :
- April 12, 2019 10:00AM
Meneely & Oothout Vernier Compass, West Troy, New York, c. 1837, original lacquered instrument with 7-in. engraved silvered compass, fleur-de-lis representing north, marked "Meneely & Oothout, West Troy, N.Y./Warranted 1837," fine vernier adjustment knob and dual spirit level, housed in a pine box.
Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.
sighting vane screws do not fully tighten vanes.
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