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Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass, Gibbonsville, New York, c. 1826, 7-in. engraved silvered compass with vernier-tipped needle, fleur-de-lis representing north and marked "A. Meneely.Gibbonsville."

Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.

Note: This compass was made by Andrew Meneely on the site previously occupied by Julius Hanks. Gibbonsville became part of the village of West Troy in 1836.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

William H. Skerritt, Julius Hanks, Andrew Meneely, Gibbonsville, West Troy, Art genres, Circumferentor, Compass, Decorative arts, Fleur-de-lis, Meneely Bell Foundry, Qibla compass, Troy, New York, Visual arts