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W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Compass with Telescope

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
334
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Compass with Telescope, 4 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial reading "W. & L.E. Gurley/Troy, N.Y.," inset spirit level, single vernier window, 5-in. vanes attaching an 8 1/2-in. scope with a 5-in. spirit level above, 3 1/2-in. vertical circle, housed in its original fitted box with Seattle branch label.

Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

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