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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

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

Description:

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. engraved horizontal dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," unusual fleur-de-lis and five-point star representing north, internal vernier, blued-steel needle with locking mechanism mounted on underside, and circular level, housed in its original walnut carrying case with interior label reading in part "No. 43 North Seventh Street," ht. 9 1/2 in.


Provenance: Richard Miller Collection.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Philadelphia